The inner part of the piece represents the logo of the Ghent University, with the dates 1817 - 2017 below, surrounded by the inscription 200 JAAR UNIVERSITEIT GENT – 200 YEARS GHENT UNIVERSITY and the country indication BE. The mintmark of Brussels, a helmeted head of the Archangel Michael and the mint directors’ mintmark, the coat of arms of the municipality Herzele, are located respectively on the right and left of the country indication.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Subject of commemoration
200th anniversary of the Ghent University
Date of issue