The Royal Mint of Spain presents a new series of coins dedicated to the "History of Navigation". These series reproduce a selection of vessels that, for one reason or another, have been relevant over time.
It consists of twenty coins. Four of them were put into circulation in 2018 and the remaining 16 in 2019. To collect them, you can purchase the bookcase "History of Navigation"
, which describes the technical characteristics of each of the boats.
Special launching offer!
With the purchase of the first four coins (Phoenician Combat Ship, Drakkar Scandinavo, Spanish Navy and Juan Sebastian de Elcano School Ship), we will send you the collection book-case free of charge (art. 32887050).
On the obverse is reproduced, in colours, a detail of the work "Vessel of the Scandinavian Vikings. Century X. Rebuilt by the Norwegian Government on the occasion of the Fourth Centenary of the Discovery of America ", by Rafael Monleón y Torres, which is kept in the Naval Museum of Madrid. On the right, the mint mark. Above the central image, in ascending circular direction and in capital letters, the inscription DRAKKAR SCANDINAVO.
On the reverse (common to all the pieces), the face value of the coin 1.5 EURO and the inscription HISTORY OF NAVIGATION appear. Out of the central circle there are six dolphins jumping, counter clockwise, on the same aquatic motifs that appear in the obverses.