All denominations of Estonian euro coins have the same design.They show a geographical image of Estonia and the word ‘Eesti’, which means Estonia. On the €1 and €2 coins the country’s boundaries are raised and shown in relief. In contrast, on the cent coins the boundaries are recessed. The designer was Lambit Löhmus.
Euro coins and banknotes were introduced on 1 January 2002 in twelve countries. Today, the euro area has grown to include 18 countries. Euro coins feature a common design on one side. Also, the national side (reverse) of every coin includes a ring of 12 stars from the European Union flag. Each country has its own design for the national side of its coins.