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250 ANNIV. SEGOVIA ARTILLERY SCHOOL (2014) SILVER COINID92847029

250 ANNIV. SEGOVIA ARTILLERY SCHOOL (2014) SILVER COIN

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The Artillery Academy of Segovia, is a military academic institution of Spain founded on May 16, 1764 as Royal College of Artillery in the Alcázar de Segovia, in the time of King Carlos III at the initiative of Felix Gazzola, its first director. It is the oldest military academy in the world active.

The Artillery College continued its work until the unfortunate fire of the Alcázar on March 6, 1862.15 The loss of the emblematic monument forced the abandonment of the same and the immediate rehousing of the cadets that same night in the former convent of San Francisco, used by the external students as residence since 1853, being this, at present, the headquarters of the Artillery Academy.

Information about the Coin
Denomination 8 REALES  
Year 2014  
Quality Proof  
Diameter (mm) 40  
Face Value (Euro) 10
Alloy (‰) 925  
Metal Silver  
Weight (g) 27  
Maximum Mintage (units) 7,500  

ARTILLERY ACADEMY OF SEGOVIA

The Artillery Academy of Segovia, is a military academic institution of Spain founded on May 16, 1764 as Royal College of Artillery in the Alcázar de Segovia, in the time of King Carlos III at the initiative of Felix Gazzola, its first director. It is the oldest military academy in the world active.

The Artillery College continued its work until the unfortunate fire of the Alcázar on March 6, 1862.15 The loss of the emblematic monument forced the abandonment of the same and the immediate rehousing of the cadets that same night in the former convent of San Francisco, used by the external students as residence since 1853, being this, at present, the headquarters of the Artillery Academy.