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Coin "Guimaraes - Cultural Capital of Europe" 2 euro Portugal

    The commemorative coin of Portugal "Guimaraes - The Cultural Capital of Europe" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2012 with a circulation of 520,000 coins.

   On the obverse of the commemorative coin is a stylized image of the first king of Portugal, Afonso the Great, as well as the castle of Guimaraes. Under the castle there is the inscription "GUIMARÃES 2012." On the left side of the coin is the coat of arms of Portugal, and at the bottom is the sign of the Portuguese mint "INCM" and the artist's signature "JOSÉ DE GUIMARÃES."

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of commemorative euro coins of Portugal

2007 - Rome Treaty Series

2007 - Portuguese Presidency of the EU

2008 - 60 years of the Declaration of Human Rights

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2009 - Portuguese-language games 2009

2010 - 100 years of the Portuguese Republic

2011 - 500 years since the birth of Fernand Mendes Pinto

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2013 - 250 years of the church of Clerigouche

2014 - 40th anniversary of the Revolution of April 25

2014 - International Year of Family Farming

2015 - 150th anniversary of the Portuguese Red Cross

2015 - 500 years since first contact with Timor

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - Summer Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

2016 - 50 years bridge named April 25

2017 - 150 years of the Public Security Police

2017 - 150 years since the birth of Raul Brandao

2018 - 250 years of the National Printing House

2018 - 250 years of the Botanical Garden of Azhud

2019 - 500 years of Magellan's first circumnavigation

2019 - 600 years since the opening of the Madeira archipelago

2020 - 730 years of Coimbra University

2020 - 75 years of the UN

2021 - Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council

2021 - Portugal's participation in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo