I do not know if you have heard but apparently the European Union has held a contest following the tenth anniversary of the Economic and Monetary Union. Five designs were presented for a new 2 euro coin that will circulate throughout all the euro member countries. Among the five candidates, European residents could choose their favorite.
Well, we already have a winner and this is the design of the Greek sculptor George Stamatopoulos. You can spend the currency at home or travel as of next January 2009.
Official site, Euro Design Contest