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WORLD HERITAGE CITIES - AVILAID92847061

WORLD HERITAGE CITIES - AVILA

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Ávila was designated a World Heritage Site in 1985 and has formed part of the Spanish Jewish Quarter Network since 2005. Its cultural heritage is the result of its history, architecture, people and landscapes

Birthplace of St. Teresa of Jesus and burial of Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, this "city of saints and stones" was founded in the eleventh century Castilian territories to protect against the Moors. Avila has preserved the austerity and clean lines of its medieval architecture, which are samples note them the Gothic cathedral and the walls, with its 82 semicircular towers nine monumental gates, are the most complete in Spain.



The obverse (common to the fifteen pieces) shows the UNESCO logo accompanied, right, for the official emblem of the World Heritage Convention. At the bottom, the year of issue.

The reverse shows an image of the main entrance of the church of St. Peter the Apostle, Avila, and the monument to St. Teresa of Jesus is played.

Information about the Coin
Series WORLD HERITAGE CITIES I  
Denomination 4 Reales  
Year 2014  
Quality Proof  
Diameter (mm) 33  
Face Value (Euro) 5
Alloy (‰) 925  
Metal Silver  
Weight (g) 13.5  
Maximum Mintage (units) 7,000  

ÁVILA

Ávila was designated a World Heritage Site in 1985 and has formed part of the Spanish Jewish Quarter Network since 2005. Its cultural heritage is the result of its history, architecture, people and landscapes

Birthplace of St. Teresa of Jesus and burial of Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, this "city of saints and stones" was founded in the eleventh century Castilian territories to protect against the Moors. Avila has preserved the austerity and clean lines of its medieval architecture, which are samples note them the Gothic cathedral and the walls, with its 82 semicircular towers nine monumental gates, are the most complete in Spain.