Effigy of King Willem-Alexander
All the denominations feature the effigy of King Willem-Alexander.
The design shows at the right side of the effigy three vertical lines.
Between the first and the second line from the right, the Dutch mint master mark, the year of issuance and the mint mark.
Between the second and the third line from the right the text ‘Willem-Alexander’ and after the third line from the right the text ‘Koning der Nederlanden’.
The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
The edge-lettering of the 2-euro coin is: ‘GOD * ZIJ * MET * ONS *’ (‘God be with us’).