Left-facing profile of France Prešeren
The inner circle of the coin depicts the left-facing profile of France Prešeren, Slovenia's greatest poet, with a line from his famous poem ‘Zdravljica’ below.
The words ‘Shivé naj vsi naródi’ (God's blessing on all nations), in the poet's handwriting, are used in the Slovenian national anthem.
At the lower edge of the inner circle the name ‘FRANCE PREŠEREN’ is inscribed.
The image and the inscription are surrounded by twelve stars, positioned between which appears the inscription ‘SLOVENIJA’.
The year of issue appears on the left-hand edge, with the mint mark to the right of the bottom star.
Edge lettering of the 2-euro coin: ‘SLOVENIJA’ followed by an engraved dot.