Details relating to the Spanish Commemorative of 2013.
Issue Date: 18.02.2013
Number Minted: 8,000,000
Mint:Real Casa de la Moneda, Madrid
Mint Mark : M with Crown
This is the fourth commemorative coin issued by Spain in its UNESCO World Heritage series and features the San Lorenzo Monastery in Madrid.
The full name “Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial “(Royal seat of St. Lorenzo of El Escorial).
It is a palace/monastery complex constructed from 1563 to 1584 at the behest of the Spanish king Philipp II.
It is the largest renaissance building in the world, covers 33,000 m2 and has around 2,000 rooms!
The image in the inner circle shows the southern façade of the complex. With the two bell towers and the church cupolas. The name of the issuing country ESPAÑA is shown at the top of the inner circle the year of issue 2013 at two o’clock and the mint mark at three o’clock.