The following table gives a clear information about homelands of coins observed in the first contacts during January and February 2002.
of produced coins
It shows the percentages of the Euro countries with respect to population,
produced coin numbers and numbers of reports ( = actual).
Obviously the large neighbour countries of Germany, The Netherlands, France and Austria play a dominant role.
The clear leader is Austria - the winter saison is a simple explanantion.
If the Euro had started in summer, Italy and Spain had had higher figures.
Three maps show the distribution of the report locations for coins from
France und Austria.
The maps show the unsmoothed proportions of reports for the countries in the total number of all reports.