12-euro Coin Set 2002-2010

Details

All of the coins are minted in sterling silver (.925 pure) and are presented in a stylish case.

Details
Name Composition Face Value Weight Diameter
12 Euros 925 silver 12 € 18 g 33 mm

2002 - Spain's Presidency of the EU

The reverse shows the European Union Presidency symbol.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2003 - 25th Anniversary of the Spanish Constitution

2003 - XXV Aniversario de la Constitución Española

The reverse side bears the Constitutional coat-of-arms.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2004 - Felipe and Letizia

2004 - Felipe y Letizia

The reverse portrays the effigies of His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón y Grecia, and of Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, together with the date of the ceremony.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2004 - 5th Centenary of Isabella I of Castile

The reverse of this coin reproduces a bust of Isabella I of Castile in profile, together with her anagram, the crowned "Y".

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2005 - 4th Centenary of the publication of don Quixote

The reverse side features Don Quixote of La Mancha reading, seated atop his bookpiles, lance in hand.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2006 - Quincentenary Christopher Columbus

2006 - V Centenario de Cristóbal Colón. Abre en ventana nueva.

The reverse of the coin portrays a likeness of Christopher Columbus based on the portrait by Rafael Tejedo that is housed in Madrid's Naval Museum. Seen to the right are the three vessels that the Admiral sailed with on his voyage to the New World.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2007 - 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

2007 - 50 Aniversario del Tratado de Roma. Abre en ventana nueva.

The rendering on the reverse is of a hand in the act of signing, set against a background silhouette of the Roman Coliseum, the emblematic building of the city in which the Treaty was signed.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2008 - International Year of Planet Earth

2008 - Año Internacional del Planeta Tierra. Abre en ventana nueva.

The reverse features the earth's sphere cupped in a hand. In addition, the lower part of the coin displays a pair of outstretched hands and the digits 08 coined using the latent image technique over the shape representing the southern segment of the globe.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2009 - 10th Anniversary Economic and Monetary Union

2009 - X Aniversario Unión Económica Monetaria. Abre en ventana nueva.

The reverse motif features streamers shaping the number 10 and the Euro symbol, linked with a circle made up of 12 stars. To the right of the central motif is a large star containing in latent image the crowned letter M and the digits 09.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

2010 - Spanish Presidency of the EU

Centered on the reverse of this coin a series of interlaced lines symbolizes a coming together of flags. The upper area of the coin displays, in latent image, a large star and the number 10.

The obverse of this coin reproduces the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.


Prices

Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:

Coin set

Complete boxed set - 220 Euros


Introduction

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This set is made up of the 12-euro coins that have been issued between 2002 and 2010 to commemorate important dates and key moments in history.

The Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre-Real Casa de la Moneda is launching this complete set comprising the ten coins minted in remembrance of all those important occasions.