Thursday, March 28, 2019

Portugal 5 euro 2019 - The Sea

New CuNi commemorative:

"Design a coin: The Sea"

As part of a collaborative project with the municipality of Aveiro, aiming to stimulate artistic and numismatic creation among young people and the school community, the Portuguese Mint has released a coin designed by young Ísis Martins, who decided that her coin should evoke the drama experienced by refugees aboard fragile and overcrowded boats and proclaim, with the natural optimism of a 12-years-old person, that the sea can also save.

Composition: CuNi
Weight: 14.00 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 40 000
Artist: Ísis Martins

A silver coin has been issued too.

(news by

LINK: Portugal Mint

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