Finland 2 Euro 2015 30 years European Flag Coloured
|Theme||30 Jaar Europese Vlag|
|Category||Coloured 2 euro coins|
In the year 2015 it is 30 years ago that the Heads of Government of the then EU countries chose the European flag as the official symbol of the European Union. To commemorate this, in 2015, each Euroland issues a common special 2 Euro coin. The name of the issuing country is shown om the coin. The European flag is blue in colour and on this flag are the 12 stars with the points upwards. These stars are positioned as to the hours of the clock. The design of the coin comes from the Greek George Stamatopoulos who was the winner of a competition where all Europeans could choose from five different designs. In the middle of this beautiful coloured coin the blue European flag with its stars is pictured. Around the flag 12 people are represented, these 12 people are coloured in accordance with the colours of the Finnish flag being white and light blue. Furthermore, the years 1985 and 2015 are shown on the coin.