2 Euro - 250th Anniversary of Oporto Clérigos Tower (2013)

Features

Denomination 2 Euro
Catalog Number KM# 848
Weight (g) 8.5
Diameter (mm) 25.75
Thickness (mm) 2.2
Shape: Round
Composition: Bi-metallic Nickel-Brass plated Nickel center in Copper-Nickel ring
Magnetic
Currency Value (USD) 2.41
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Commemorative

Obverse

Engraved by Hugo Maciel
Lettering:
250 ANOS TORRE DOS CLÉRIGOS - 2013
INCM HUGO MACIEL
PORTUGAL


Description:
The 250th anniversary of the construction of ‘Torre dos Clérigos’.
The tower is depicted as it can be seen by the people on the street when standing close to it, side by side with the typical Oporto skyline as seen from Douro River south bank. At the top, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘250 ANOS TORRE DOS CLÉRIGOS — 2013’. At the bottom right, the Portuguese Coat of Arms and underneath the indication of the issuing country ‘PORTUGAL’. At the left, the mint mark and the name of the artist ‘INCM — HUGO MACIEL’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Reverse

Engraved by Luc Luycx
Lettering:
2 EURO LL

Edge

Description:
Reeded with inscription: seven castles and five Coats of Arms.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
2013 INCM Common
2013 INCM 10,000 Proof Common
2013 In sets only Common

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