All have to include twelve stars (in most cases arranged in a circle around the edge), the engraver's initials and the year of issue.
It includes, in a semicircle to the top right, the name of Cyprus in Greek and Turkish (ΚΥΠΡΟΣ and KIBRIS) each side of the date.
FIRST SERIES: The heraldic lion of Finland found on the Coat of arms of Finland.
The "5 cent euro coin (€0.05)" has a value of one twentieth of a euro and is composed of copper-covered steel.
All coins have a common reverse and country-specific (national) obverse.
The design of the national sides, then fifteen (eurozone plus Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican who could also mint their own coins) was the subject of national competitions, but was subject to some uniform specifications such as the requirement to include twelve stars (see euro coins for more).