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RAMON Y CAJAL YEAR (2022) SILVER COINID92927007

RAMON Y CAJAL YEAR (2022) SILVER COIN

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2022, SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL YEAR OF RESEARCH


On the occasion that this year the Spanish Government, through the Ministry of Science and Innovation, has declared 2022 Santiago Ramón y Cajal Year of Research, the Spanish Mint-Real Casa de la Moneda (Royal Mint) has issued an 8 Reales silver coin commemorating this event.

The reverse of the coin shows an image of the Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal with the figure of the image he created of an axial section of the retina.

The obverse shows H.M. King Felipe VI of Spain.

 

Information about the Coin
Denomination 8 Reales  
Year 2022  
Quality Proof  
Diameter (mm) 40  
Face Value (Euro) 10
Alloy (‰) 925  
Metal Silver  
Weight (g) 27  

2022, SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL YEAR OF RESEARCH
On the occasion that this year the Spanish Government through the Ministry of Science and Innovation has declared 2022, "Santiago Ramón y Cajal Year of Research", in homage to one of the most famous Spanish scientists in history, the Royal Spanish Mint wishes to join in this celebration by issuing a silver coin of 8 reales.

The Royal Spanish Mint wishes to join in this celebration by issuing a silver coin of 8 reales.

Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852- 1934) was a Spanish physician and scientist, specialising in histology and pathological anatomy.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1906, "in recognition of his work on the structure of the nervous system".

He was a pioneer in the description of the ten synapses that make up the retina.

Thanks to his research into the mechanisms governing the morphology and connective processes of nerve cells, he developed a revolutionary new theory that came to be known as the "neuron doctrine".

A humanist and scientist, he is considered the father of neuroscience.