Portugal 2016 2€ Olympic Games Rio

POR 2016 - 01

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2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Portuguese team participating in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Uncirculated.

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3,50 €

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Year 2016
Face value 2 euro
Metal Cu/Ni
Weight 8,5 g
Diameter 25,75 mm
Quality Uncirculated
Mintage 500.000
Designer Joana Vasconcelos e Luc Luycx
Serie Sports Events

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The design shows an image based on the well-known artwork ‘Heart of Viana’, signed by the author Joana Vasconcelos, which was inspired by traditional jewellery from the north of Portugal (the area around the city of Viana do Castelo). It symbolises the Portuguese people’s support for the national team on the occasion of the Olympics. At the left and the right, in semi-circle, are the inscriptions ‘JOANA VASCONCELOS’ and ‘EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016’, respectively. At the bottom is the mint mark ‘INCM’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.