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2 euro coin 2019 Lithuania – Zemaitija ( Samogitia )


UNC 2 euros coin.
Diameter – 25.75mm
Thickness – 2.2mm
Weight – 8.5gr
75% copper – 25% nickel clad on nickel core
Mintage: 500,000 pieces
Date of issue: 10.09.2019


The centre of the national side of the coin features a bear standing on its hind legs, with a chain collar on the neck. It has been depicted in the coat of arms of Samogitia since the 16th century. The bear is situated against a shield topped with a crown, which is held by an armoured soldier (a symbol of courage, sacrifice and patriotism) and a goddess with an anchor (a symbol of hope). Below is a Latin inscription PATRIA UNA (one fatherland).The composition is surrounded by inscriptions LIETUVA (Lithuania) and ŽEMAITIJA (Samogitia), the year of issue (2019) and the mintmark of the Lithuanian Mint. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union flag.