Feature: enlargement of the European Union by ten new Member States
Description: the design describes a stylised pillar from which the sprouts grow upwards. The sprouts represent the enlargement of the European Union. The pillar represents the foundation for growth. Near the pillar there are the letters ‘EU’. In the upper part of the coin there is the year ‘2004’. Twelve stars, together with the year, surround the design.
Issuing volume: max. 1 million coins
Issuing date: June/July 2004