12 stars of the EU surround the design of an ancient Myron's statue "Discobolus". To the left is the inscription "ATHENS 2004" and the five Olympic Rings. To the right the denomination is given in Greek "2 ΕΥΡΩ". The year mark is written in split form around the star positioned bottom centre "20★04". The mintmark is above the athlete's head to the left.
Edge Mintmark of the Athens mint: a stylized acanthus leaf.