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Commemorative coin

50 years of the first bridge uniting the two riverbanks of the Tejo River

Official Journal of the European Union

The design depicts the image of the bridge. At the top right is the inscription ‘PORTUGAL’. At the bottom right are the inscriptions ‘PONTE’, ‘25 DE ABRIL’, ‘1966’ and ‘2016’, one below the other. At the bottom left is the mintmark ‘INCM’ and at the bottom centre is the name of the designer ‘JOSÉ AURÉLIO’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2016/C 97/09

Edge lettering

five coats of arms and seven castles equally spaced.


José Aurelio

Volume of issue

Imprensa Nacional e Casa da Moeda ( Lissabon )
Circulation coins 19.07.2016Rolls of 25 coins500.0002,00
Folder BU19.07.201610.0009,84
Folder Proof19.07.201610.00017,47