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Coin "Summer Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro" 2 euro Portugal

    The anniversary coin 2 euro of Portugal is timed to coincide with the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It was issued by the Portuguese mint in March 2016 with a circulation of 650,000 coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin 2 euro depicts the "Heart of Viana" created by the Portuguese designer Joanna Vasconcelos. The image symbolizes the support of the Portuguese people of their national team at the Olympics in Rio. On the left is the artist's name "JOANA VASCONCELOS" and on the right is the inscription "EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016" ("PORTUGUESE OLYMPIC TEAM 2016"). At the bottom of the coin is the logo of the Portuguese Olympic Committee and the sign of the Portuguese mint "INCM." On the outer ring - 12 stars of the European Union.

 

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"

2012 - Guimaraes - Cultural Capital of Europe

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 - 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