The Germany 2015 UNESCO World Heritage Site 100 euro gold coin is the twelfth issue of Germany’s multi-year series (2003-present) of 100 euro gold coins honoring Germany’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This issue celebrates the Upper Middle Rhine Valley.

Previous emissions from this series:

UNESCO – World Heritage city – Quedlinburg (2003)
UNESCO – World Heritage city – Bamberg (2004)
UNESCO – Classical Weimar (2006)
UNESCO – Hanseatic City of Lübeck (2007)
UNESCO – Old Town Goslar – Rammelsberg Mine (2008)
UNESCO – Roman Monuments Cathedral and Church of Our Lady in Trier (2009)
UNESCO – Würzburg Residence and (2010)
UNESCO – Wartburg (2011)
UNESCO – Aachen Cathedral (2012)
UNESCO – Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz (2013)
UNESCO – Lorsch Abbey (2014)

Obverse: Giving a bird’s eye view of the Middle Rhine Valley, the cities of Bingen, Rüdesheim and Koblenz are depicted; smaller cities and towns are denoted by dots. The inscription reads: UNESCO WELTERBE OBERES MITTELRHEINTAL.

Reverse: The German eagle figure depicted as a modern stylized figure. Inscriptions: BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND, 100 EURO, Date. Wrapping around the bottom of the coin are twelve stars representing twelve Eurozone countries. To the right of the Eagle’s right talon will appear the relevant mintmark.

Designer(s): Friedrich Brenner is a notable sculptor and engraver, whose work has appeared on a number of German coins. View Designers Profile

Coin Specifications:

Country:  Germany
Year Of Issue:  2015
Denomination:  100 Euro
Mint Mark:  A, D, F, G, J
Alloy:  .9999 gold
Weight:  15.5 grams
Diameter:  28 mm
OBV Designer  Friedrich Brenner
REV Designer  Friedrich Brenner
Quality:  Uncirculated


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