Who designed the euro coins?

Answer The Belgian-based computer engineer and artist Luc Luycx won the competition to design the new euro currency in 1997. His winning design adorns the back of all euro coins, and depicts a map of Euro... Read More »

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Specifications of Euro Coins?

Euro is the name of the common European currency, adopted by 17 members of the Eurozone monetary union, as of May 2011. Its denominations include the 500, 200, 100, 50, 10 and 5 euro banknotes, as ... Read More »

What are Euro coins made of?

Euro coins of 1-cent, 2-cent and 5-cent varieties are made of copper-covered steel. Coins of 10-cent, 20-cent and 50-cent varieties are made of Nordic gold. It is an alloy containing 89 percent cop... Read More »

How many Euro coins are there?

Euro coins come in eight different denominations. There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent coins and 1 and 2 Euros. Euro coins are a combination of silver and copper colors: 2 and 5 cent coins are cop... Read More »

If the Swiss franc is now pegged to the Euro, will Switzerland eventually join the European Union & euro?

No. Way. The process to get in the European Union takes years in this country. First some people have to gather 100'000 signatures in 18 months. Then the project is checked by the Congress, or Sena... Read More »