In 2002, the Euro was introduced as a single currency for Europe, and most of the individual countries phased out their currencies. Whether remembering your family roots or a favorite vacation, these coins evoke fond memories of Europe in the 20th century.
The Euro was established in 1999 and began to be circulated three years later. This item celebrates the history of Germany's currencies. From 1949-50, the German Federal Republic minted the 50 Pfennig (equal to half a Mark), which depicts a woman planting an oak tree as a symbol of the country's rebirth after the war.