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800TH ANNIVERSARY UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA (2018) SILVER COINID92887025

800TH ANNIVERSARY UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA (2018) SILVER COIN

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On the occasion of the 800th Anniversary of the University of Salamanca, the Spanish Royal Mint have prepared a commemorative issue, consisting in one sterling silver coin minted in proof quality.

Founded by King Alfonso IX of Leon in 1218, it is the oldest university in Spain and one of the longest-standing educational centres in the world.

Information about the Coin
Series 800 ANNIVERSARY OF UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA  
Denomination 8 Reales  
Year 2018  
Quality Proof  
Diameter (mm) 40  
Face Value (Euro) 10
Alloy (‰) 925  
Metal Silver  
Weight (g) 27  
Maximum Mintage (units) 6,000  

On the occasion of the 800th Anniversary of the University of Salamanca, the Spanish Royal Mint have prepared a commemorative issue, consisting in one sterling silver coin minted in proof quality.

Founded by King Alfonso IX of Leon in 1218, it is the oldest university in Spain and one of the longest-standing educational centres in the world.

The obverse side depicts a portrait of His Majesty King Felipe VI, wearing the insignia of Captain General. In the upper part, in a circular direction and in capital letters, the legend FELIPE VI REY DE ESPAÑA. At the bottom, between two points, the year of issue: 2018. The motifs and legends are surrounded by a pearl graph

The reverse side shows an image of the plateresque façade of the University of Salamanca building. On the left, in two lines and in capital letters, the face value 10 EURO. On the right, in two lines, the years 1218 and 2018; below, the Mint mark. On the upper part of the coin, the legend UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA, with the corporate typography of this university centre.