Effigy of the new Head of State
All the denominations feature the effigy of the new Head of State His Majesty Philippe, King of the Belgians, in profile to the right. To the left of the effigy, the indication of the issuing country ‘BE’ and on top of it the royal monogram. Under the effigy, the mint master mark at the left and the mint mark at the right flank the year of issuance.
The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
The edge lettering on the 2-euro coin is 2 **, repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted.