Winning the award for "the best silver coin of 2003 mintage" by the prestigious magazine World Coin News, this collector coin minted in proof quality portrays H.M. King Juan Carlos I on the obverse.
The reverse features the training ship riding the waves, where one can see, in latent image, the crowned letter "M" and the number 75.
|Name||Face value||Weight||Diameter||Mint run|
|Silver 8 reales||10 €||27 g||40 mm||50.000|
August 17 2003 marked the 75th anniversary of the commencement of service of the "Juan Sebastian Elcano" as a training ship specializing in the training of future naval officers.
To mark the occasion the Spanish Royal Mint proceeded to release a collector coin, which, in March 2005, won the prize for "the best 2003-mintage silver coin", awarded by the magazine "World Coin News".
Silver 8 reales - Price: 41,76 Euros (*)
(*) Official issue price in Spain. For current prices, please contact your coin dealer.