The Republic of San Marino has launched the 5 Euro numismatic series dedicated to the 12 astrological signs. The obverse of the coins shows the sun in the center, with the lunar phases around it. The image of the sun is surrounded by three feathers, symbolizing the Republic of San Marino, and by the twelve astrological signs along the perimeter. The reverse of the first coin shows, in the middle, Aries, a fire sign and the first constellation of the zodiac. The astrological sign of Aries is depicted ten times along the perimeter of the coin, with the year of minting at the top. The reverse of the second coin shows, in its centre, Taurus, an earth sign and the second constellation of the zodiac. The astrological sign of Taurus is depicted ten times around the
perimeter of the coin, with the year of minting at the top.