Portugal 2020 2€ Coimbra PROOF

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2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 730 years of the University of Coimbra.

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Year 2020
Face value 2 euro
Metal Cu/Ni
Weight 8,5 g
Diameter 25,75 mm
Quality Proof
Mintage 10.000
Designer José João de Brito
Serie Datas e Figuras da História de Portugal

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Scientiae Thesaurus Mirabilis is the name of the document signed by King D. Dinis, in 1290, and recognized by Pope Nicholas IV that same year, which created the General Studies and gave rise to the University of Coimbra, responsible, over time, for the formation of national elites and the evolution and consolidation of scientific culture in Portugal, Europe and the world.
To mark this important historical landmark, the Casa da Moeda minted a coin by the sculptor José João de Brito.