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Commemorative coin

250th anniversary of the construction of ‘Torre dos Clérigos’ in Oporto

Official Journal of the European Union

The tower is depicted as it can be seen by the people on the street when standing close to it, side by side with the typical Oporto skyline as seen from Douro River south bank. At the top, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘250 ANOS TORRE DOS CLÉRIGOS — 2013’. At the bottom right, the Portuguese coat of arms and underneath the indication of the issuing country ‘PORTUGAL’. At the left, the mint mark and the name of the artist ‘INCM — HUGO MACIEL’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2013/C 219/07

Edge lettering

five coats of arms and seven castles equally spaced.


Hugo Maciel

Volume of issue

Imprensa Nacional e Casa da Moeda ( Lissabon )
Circulation coins 20.06.2013Rolls of 25 coins500.0002,00
Folder BU20.06.201315.0009,84
Folder Proof20.06.201310.00017,47