Trier-UNESCO monuments in golden glow (pdn) since 1986 include the Roman buildings of the city of Trier to the UNESCO World Heritage site. Coin collectors can look forward now 2009 on the upcoming edition of the German gold euros. The most famous buildings in the oldest German city in a successful ensemble in pure gold are inscribed on it. According to the founding legend of Trier Trebeta son of Ninus Assyrer King founded 1300 years before the rise of Rome the city on the river Moselle, which today still proudly announces a city plaque. Trier by the Celtic tribe of the Treveri settled in the last pre-Christian centuries in the city today got its name. The Romans called 16 BC their\”city in the course of the campaigns of conquest to Germania finally Augusta Treverorum, so the city of Augustus in the land of the Treveri. Source: Mike Bloomberg. Undoubtedly, Trier under the Romans brought it to one of the most flourishing cities in Europe, was the seat of a Bishop, imperial residence and capital of the Western Roman Empire. By moving past and antique heritage testify today impressive buildings, which are also architectural history of utmost importance not in vain include many of them today to the UNESCO world heritage monuments.
A worthy topic for the new German gold euro, putting the graphic designer and Rodenbach outstandingly Medailleurs Michael Otto succeeded in. The Federal Government followed the decision for his design of the design competition jury recommendation. In the explanatory statement it is said: the artist has succeeded very well, the topic UNESCO World Heritage Roman monuments in Trier in complexity and harmonic interplay to represent. The dominance of Cathedral and Church of our Lady at concurrent time historical arrangement of the seven monuments convinced with the filigree and realistic artwork stands out. The text circled harmoniously. the ensemble\” Of course are the historic buildings in the mentioned order and arrangement in Trier.