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Commemorative coin

2nd Lusophone Games in Lisbon

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin depicts a gymnast swirling a long ribbon. At the top, the Portuguese coat of arms appears within a semi-circle formed by the name of the issuing country ‘PORTUGAL’. In a semi-circle at the bottom the legend ‘2.os JOGOS DA LUSOFONIA LISBOA’ is inscribed between the initials ‘INCM’ on the left and the artist's name ‘J. AURÉLIO’ on the right. The year ‘2009’ appears above the gymnast's head, to the left. The coin's outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag, on a background of concentric circular lines.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2009/C 116/08

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 09.06.2009Bag of 25 coins1.250.0002,00
Folder BU30.06.200915.0008,93
Folder Proof30.06.200910.00016,50