Incorporation of Minorca under the Spanish Crown


8-reales silver Incorporation of Menorca under the Spanish crown

The year 2002 marked the Bicentennial of the incorporation of Minorca to Spanish Crown territories. The minting and issue of a coin illustrating the surrender of the island commemorated this event.


Silver 8-reales

Minted in silver and in proof quality, the obverse shows the overlapping profiles of the King and Queen of Spain. On the reverse, the surrender of the island, inspired by magnificent details taken from the painting by Chiesa.

Details - Incorporation of Minorca under the Spanish Crown
Name Face value Weight Diameter Mint run
Silver 8-reales 10 € 27 g 40 mm 30.000


Single coin

Silver 8-reales - Price: 41,76 Euros (*)

(*) Official issue price in Spain. For current prices, please contact your coin dealer.