30 Euros - 4th Centenary of Cervantes


The year 2016 marks the 4th centenary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra (1616 - 2016), one of the greatest writers of all time.

To commemorate this important event the Royal Spanish Mint has launched a 30-euro coin minted in sterling silver, presented in a stylish coin case.

BOE: Orden Ministerial (ECC/267/2016)


The obverse portrays the overlapping effigies of Their Majesties Don Felipe and Doña Letizia.

The reverse reproduces a portrait of Miguel de Cervantes and a writing desk, taken from an engraving by Manuel Salvador Carmona held in the Royal Spanish Academy.

The coin comes in a stylish currency case, numbered, and in a limited edition of 7,500 units.

30 Euro - IV Centenary of the death ofMiguel de Cervantes y Saavedra
Name Composition Weight Diameter Face Value Mint Run
30 Euro .925 sterling silver 18 g 33 mm 30 € 7,500



Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:

Coin case for the 30-euro coin: 42,98 Euro

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