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Commemorative coin

60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin shows the Portuguese coat of arms at the top, above the name of the issuing country (‘PORTUGAL’), the year mark ‘2008’ and a geometric design in the bottom half of the centre. The legend ‘60 ANOS DA DECLARAÇÃO UNIVERSAL DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS’ runs along the edge of the bottom two thirds of the inner ring and is followed by the inscription ‘Esc. J. Duarte INCM’ in very small characters. The outer ring of the coin shows the twelve stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2008/C 165/04

Edge lettering

five coats of arms and seven castles equally spaced.


João Duarte

Volume of issue

Imprensa Nacional e Casa da Moeda ( Lissabon )
Circulation coins 18.09.2008Bag of 25 coins1.000.0002,00
Folder BU22.09.200815.0008,93
Folder Proof22.09.200810.00015,86