Fifth Centenary of the birth of Miguel López de Legazpi

Introduction

Presentation case Fifth Centenary of the birth of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the birth of Miguel López de Legazpi, a conqueror of importance who colonised the Philippines and founded the capital city of Manila, the Spanish Royal Mint wished to issue a silver coin in his honour.


Details

The obverse of this silver proof-minted coin portrays H.M. the King of Spain in profile, while the reverse reproduces a fragment of a portrait of Legazpi, painted by the Philippine artist Juan Luna, beside him a ship from that period.

Details - Fifth Centenary of the birth of Miguel López de Legazpi
Name Face value Weight Diameter Mint run
42 mm. silver coin 10 € 33,62 g 42 mm 25.000

Prices

Coin

42 mm. silver coin - Price: 41,76 Euros (*)

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