Introduction

Currency case containing 12 Euro coin - Cristopher Columbus 5th Centenary

The discovery made by Christopher Columbus changed world history, politics, science... And five hundred years later, what we know of America is the legacy of the greatest adventure of all time.

To commemorate the 5th Centenary of the death of Christopher Columbus the Spanish Royal Mint has cast a 12-Euro coin in silver, now available in a practical blister.

Different issues of 12 Euro Coins: (2002 Spain´s presidency EU) (2003 Spanish Constitution) (2004 Royal Wedding) (Isabella I of Castile) (2005 Quixote) (2007 Treaty of Rome)


Details

This coin, minted in 925 ppt sterling silver, portrays on its obverse the superimposed effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia.

On the reverse is reproduced an image of Christopher Columbus, according to the portrait of Rafael Tejedo that is preserved in the Naval Museum of Madrid. On the right are represented the three boats that accompanied the Admiral in his encounter with the New World. The coin is presented in an elegant case.

The coin is presented in an elegant numbered case and limited to 20,000 units.

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Details - 12 Euros - Christopher Columbus 5th Centenary
Name Face Value Weight Diameter
12 Euros silver 12 € 18 g 33 mm

Prices

Blister

12 Euros silver coin - Price: 17,00 Euros (*)

(*) Official retail price in Spain.