Enlargement of the European Union
Europa and the Bull
The female Europa, abducted by Zeus, is seen watching the continent from the skies, on the obverse of the coin.
Europe was named after this female character. In the eighth century. Church uses of Europa for the domain of Charlemagne provide the source for the modern geographical term.
Designer: Luc Luycx
Diameter: 33 mm
Weight: 18.75 g
Metal: 925 silver