Spanish Olympic Team

Introduction

This year the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are held, the Royal Spanish Mint has minted coins dedicated to honor the Spanish Olympic Team.
 

Throughout history Spain has participated in 23 of the 26 Summer Olympics and in 19 of the 22 Winter Games have been organized so far.

BOE: Orden ministerial (ECC/266/2016)


Details

8 reales silver

Proof minted, the collector coins come in stylish presentation cases.

These coins may be acquired singly, each coin in its own case; or the full set of two coins is offered in a single presentation case.

Spanish Olympic Team
Name Composition Face Value Weight Diameter Quality Mint Run
8 reales .925 sterling silver 10 € 27 g 40 mm Proof 7.500
2 escudos .999 gold 100 € 6.75 g 23 mm Proof 2.500

 

2 escudos gold

The obverse features the effigy of His Majesty King Felipe.

On the back, at the top of the coin, it plays a scene with several Greek athletes running different sports; above, in a circular direction, parallel to the molding, a fret. In the center of the coin between two horizontal lines, the shield of the Spanish Olympic Committee, color.

2 escudos oro

The obverse features the effigy of His Majesty King Felipe.

On the reverse, the image of two Greek athletes play. On the right, the shield of the Spanish Olympic Committee, color.

 


Prices

Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:

Complete set

  • Set 2 coins - 420 Euro (*)

Individual coins

  • 2 escudos gold- 375 Euro (**)
  • 8 reales silver- 45 Euro

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

(**) The gold 2 escudos coin: VAT-Exempt in the E.U. member states.

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