Follow-up: Oh those Belgians!


Belgian 2 Euro coin

(Click here to read part 1)

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human rights, Belgium minted a special €2 in 2008, as pictured above.

On the obverse of the coin, the country name is written in its three national languages, Dutch, French, and German. However, so as to not offend anyone’s language choice, and thus not impede on anyone’s human rights, the coin designer decided to include a single logo commemorating the anniversary with the English phrase “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”.

How apropos!