Europe Program - Contemporary Europe

Introduction

With the heading "European Heritage" the Spanish Royal Mint has issued the thirteenth set of coins in the Europa Programme series. On this occasion the set is dedicated to Contemporary Europe.

BOE: Orden ministerial (ECC/489/2016)

Europa Programme - Others issues: (2004) (2005) (2006) (2007) (2008) (2009) (2010) (2011) (2012) (2013) (2014) (2015)


Details

Proof minted, the collector coins in this twelfth set in the Europa Program 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.

Europa Programme - Contemporary Europe
Name Composition Face Value Weight Diameter Quality Mint Run
8 reales .925 sterling silver 10 € 27 g 40 mm Proof 7.500
4 escudos .999 gold 200 € 13.5 g 30 mm Proof 2.500

 

8 reales silver

The obverse portrays the likeness of His Majesty King Felipe. The lower part of the coin features the common mark adopted by the countries issuing coins in the Europa Program, while a five-pointed star fills the coin ground.

The reverse shows three motifs in oval frames. The upper oval displays a likeness of Salvador Dali; the oval to the right depicts the Torres Blancas building in Madrid; the lower left oval features a detail in colour from Joan Miro's work, Portrait IV.

4 escudos gold

The obverse portrays the likeness of His Majesty King Felipe. The lower part of the coin features the common mark adopted by the countries issuing coins in the Europa Program, while a five-pointed star fills the coin ground.

The reverse shows three motifs in oval frames. The upper oval displays a likeness of Salvador Dali; the oval to the right depicts the Torres Blancas building in Madrid; the lower left oval features a detail in colour from Joan Miro's work, Portrait IV.


Prices

Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:

Complete set

  • Set 2 coins - 770 Euro (*)

Individual coins

  • 4 escudos gold - 725 Euro (**)
  • 8 reales silver - 45 Euro

(*) 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.

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