European Champions 2012

Introduction

Campeones de Europa 2012

To mark the victory of Spain's national team at the European Football Championships held in Poland and the Ukraine, the Spanish Royal Mint put on sale to the public the "European Champions 2012" collector coin set in commemoration of this sporting achievement.

The set is composed of a 200-Euro face value gold coin and a 10-Euro face value silver coin, both proof-quality minted.


Details

Minted in proof quality this collector coins series is offered in an elegant luxury case.

The coins can be either purchased individually or as a whole set including both coins in a same case.

Detalle Campeones de Europa 2012
Name Composition Face value Weight Diameter Quality Mint run
8 reales .925 sterling silver 10 € 27 g 40 mm Proof 20.000
4 escudos .999 gold 200 € 13.5 g 30 mm Proof 4.000

8 reales silver

On the reverse, two curves running from left to right of the coin represent the path of a ball pitched during a game. The foreground depicts a football player celebrating the scoring of a goal. The mintmark can be seen to his right, and further right is featured the football itself and the coin face value, 10 EURO. Above this, the wording CAMPEONES DE EUROPA reads from the upper right of the coin in a descending curve.

The obverse of the sterling silver coin bears a likeness of H.M. King Juan Carlos.

4 escudos gold

On the reverse, two curves running from left to right of the coin represent the path of a ball pitched during a game. The foreground depicts a football player celebrating the scoring of a goal. The mintmark can be seen to his right, and further right is featured the football itself and the coin face value, 200 EURO. Above this, the wording CAMPEONES DE EUROPA reads from the upper right of the coin in a descending curve.

The obverse of the sterling silver coin bears a likeness of H.M. King Juan Carlos.


Prices

Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:

Set

Set 2 coins - 760 Euros (*)

Individual coins

8 reales silver - 50 Euros

4 escudos gold - 710 Euros (**)

(*) Collector sets that include gold and silver coins: VAT is applied to the silver coins only.

(**) The gold 4 escudos coin: VAT-Exempt in the E.U. member states