Spanish Commemorative 2012

Details relating to the Spanish Commemorative of 2012.

Issue Date: 06.02.2012

Number Minted: 8,000,000

Mint:Real Casa de la Moneda, Madrid

Mint Mark : M with Crown

This is the third coin in the Spanish series of UNESCO world heritage sites.

The motif chosen for this coin is the Cathedral at Burgos. The cathedral is one of the most impressive examples of Gothic architecture in Spain. Itl was built over a very long period (1221-1567), with of course, lengthy interruptions. In 1835 the legendary Spanish hero El Cid was interred in the cathedral.

In the inner circle the West façade of the cathedral are shown. In the upper half of the inner circle the name of the issuing country-ESPAÑA-and the year of issue 2012 are to be seen. The mint mark is at three o’clock. 

Return from the Spanish Commemorative of 2012 to euro coin collector.