Commemorative coin: XIII Special Olympics
Front side: The inner part of the coin shows the emblem of the Games, a bright sunbeam, the source of life that underlines the excellence and strength of the athletes taking part in the Games, with excellence represented by the olive branch and strength by the spiral starting from the centre of the sun. Written around the outer right edge of the inner part is the caption “XIII SPECIAL OLYMPICS W.S.G. ATHENS 2011” and the name of the issuing country “ELLINIKI ΔHIMOKRAΤIA”, separated by the mint mark. The outer ring of the coin bears the 12 stars of the European Union.