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Collectible Treasures: 2-Euro Commemorative Coins from Spain

Spain is a popular vacation destination and the country’s coins are just as popular among collectors. Our expert numiscontrol explains which 2-euro commemorative coins are likely to increase in value and where to find them – and what traps to avoid!

Spain Honours Women’s Activist Clara Campoamor

On Occasion of the International Women’s Day 2022 Spain is honouring the women’s and civil rights activist Clara Campoamor with a new 10 Euro collector’s coin.

Spain’s New Latent Image Coin: “Ways of St. James”

The Royal Spanish Mint is famous for their latent image technology. The new 30 euro silver coin dedicated to The Ways of St. James illustrates this expertise featuring a quadruple latent image.

Who Is Hiding Pesetas Worth 1.5 Billion Euro?

Until 30th June 2021, the Banco de Espana exchanged pesetas into Euro. Now the old currency has become worthless. Peseta banknotes and coins worth over 1.5 billion Euro have not been redeemed. Where are they?, Michael Alexander asks.

100th Anniversary of the Spanish Legion

The Spanish Legion is an elite unit of the Spanish Army, which is nowadays mostly used in NATO peacekeeping missions. On the occasion of the Legion’s 100th anniversary, Spain issued a collector coin in their honour.

Trésors monétaires vol. 28 – Spanish treasures in France

The Bibliothèque nationale de France has published the 28th volume of its Trésors monétaires series. The volume written by Jérôme Jambu focuses on Spanish monetary treasures in 17th and 18th century France, and features the silver coins from the wreck of the Jeanne-Élisabeth.

Old Town of Ávila on Spanish 2-Euro Commemorative Coin

Since 2010, the Spanish Royal Mint has been issuing 2-euro commemorative coins dedicated to the Spanish sites recognized in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The latest one to be added in 2019 is the Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches.
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