Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Spain 5 euro 2010 - Cities: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria & Santander

Coins #3 and #4: "Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santander"

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in Gran Canaria island, belongs to the province of Las Palmas, in the autonomous community of Canarias. Santander is the capital city of the province and autonomous community of Cantabria. Here are bigger images of their coats of arms:

In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria coin we can see the Christopher Columbus house and museum:

The coins of Santander shows the Magdalena Palace:

Composition: 0.925 silver
Weight: 13.50 g
Diameter: 33.00 mm
Mintage: 15,000

LINK: Spanish Mint's "Cities collection"
LINK: Casa de Colón
LINK: Wikipedia: Magdalena Palace

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