2 Euro 2012 - European Capital Of Culture 2012 Guimarães

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Rev. Description The inner part of the coin depicts a stylised image of Afonso Henriques, the first King of Portugal, together with his sword and the Castle of Guimarães, which is regarded as the birthplace of Portugal as an independent nation in the 12th century. To the left of the image is the Portuguese shield above the word “PORTUGAL”. To the lower right is the inscription “GUIMARÃES 2012” with the logo of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture. Along the lower edge of the inner part are the mintmark “INCM” and the name of the designer, “JOSÉ DE GUIMARÃES”.
Catalog code KM#813
Mintage 500,000
Mintage BU 10,000
Mintage Proof 10,000
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.20 mm
Weight 8.5000 g
Material Bi-metallic Copper-Nickel (ring) and Brass (center)
Orientation Medal
Mint Portugal - Lisbon
Edge Type reeded with inscription
Edge Inscription „Şapte castele şi cinci scuturi”
Designer Luc Luycx / José de Guimarães
Catalog prices
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VF $6.00   XF $7.00   UNC $8.00   BU $10.00   Proof $25.00  


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