Portugal 2004 5€ Convent of Christ

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5 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Convent of Christ, located in Tomar.


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Year 2004
Face value 5 euro
Metal Silver .500
Weight 14 g
Diameter 30 mm
Quality Uncirculated
Mintage 300.000
Designer José Cândido
Serie UNESCO World Heritage

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The Convent of Christ is a former Roman Catholic convent in Tomar, Portugal. Originally a 12th-century Templar stronghold, when the order was dissolved in the 14th century the Portuguese branch was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, that later supported Portugal's maritime discoveries of the 15th century. The convent and castle complex is a historic and cultural monument and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983.