Third Centenary of the Birth of Carlos III


On the occasion of the Third Centenary of the Birth of Carlos III, Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre-Real Casa de la Moneda is offering the general public a collector coin struck in sterling silver finished to proof-quality, with a face value of €10.

Details - 8 reales silver

The obverse of the coin depicts a facing to the left effigy of H.M. King Felipe VI with Captain General military rank symbols.

The reverse depicts the portrait of Charles III wearing the cloak of Grand Master of the Order which he established, painted by Mariano Salvador Maella. This work is housed in the Royal Palace in Madrid. He stands by an image of the famous Puerta de Alcala in Madrid, with the number "300" and a fleur-de-lis at the upper area of the coin.

Third of Birth of Carlos III
Name Composition Face Value Weight Diameter Quality Mint Run
8 reales .925 sterling silver 10 € 27 g 40 mm Proof 7.500


Official retail price in Spain, excluding any relevant taxes:


8 reales-silver : €45