Slovenia, 2007, 1 €. 13 (1/4). multicoloured
Michel: 626, block 31
Scott: SS 703
Stanley Gibbons: MS745
Yvert et Tellier: block 30
On 1 January 2007, Slovenia joined the euro area of countries sharing Europe's single currency since 2002. While the euro notes are identical for all countries, the euro coins have a common side showing the denomination and a distinctive national side featuring a design chosen by the country of issue. The Slovene euro coin designs depict:
2 EURO — the left-facing profile of France Prešeren, Slovenia's greatest poet, with a line "ŽIVE NAJ VSI NARODI" (God's blessing on all nations) from his famous poem "Zdravljica" (A Toast) — Slovenia's national anthem — in the poet's handwriting below.
Plots: Prešern France, Trubar Primož