100th anniversary of International Woman's day
The obverse of the coin displays the effigy of Isala Van Diest, the first Belgian woman doctor, and Marie Popelin, the first Belgian woman lawyer.
The names are written under the effigies and around the year ‘2011’, and are crowned with the symbol of the corresponding profession.
Above the effigies, to the left and right respectively of the indication of the issuing country, ‘BE’, the mark of the mint master and the mint mark are shown.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.