Germany 2 euros 2011 - Cologne Cathedral (North-Rhine Westphalia) "F" - Stuttgart

Obverse of Germany 2 euros 2011 - Cologne Cathedral (North-Rhine Westphalia)
Krause - Mishler KM# 293
Details Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cologne, Germany. It is renowned as a monument of Christianity, of German Catholicism in particular, of Gothic architecture and of the continuing faith and perseverance of the people of the city in which it stands. The cathedral is a World Heritage Site, one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany, and Cologne's most famous landmark, described by UNESCO as an "exceptional work of human creative genius".

The design shows the Cologne cathedral in its entirety, as a masterpiece of the Gothic architecture, emphasizing the beauty of the south portal. The name NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, just below the building, links the pictured building with the state.

Issue date: 28 January 2011
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT (Unity and Justice and Freedom)
Comments Designer: Heinz Hoyer
Mintage 7,200,000 pieces

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