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Metal euro (pesetas and centimes) - coins of Spain

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The Kingdom Spain is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 1st, 2002 pesetas - to equal 100 centimes were cash token moneys of Spain. A nominal number of the native currency of Spain has been presented by coins in nominal value 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500 pesetas.

After formation on a throne of king Juan Carlos, from changes of production of the Spanish coins, there was only an introduction a Copper-Nickel in a material of the minting coins of 100 pesetas in 1976. In 1982 there were more significant changes: the coin of 50 centimes has been introduced from the circulation, aluminium coins of 1 and 2 pesetas, and also Aluminum-Bronze coins of 100 pesetas are entered. Issue of following nominal values further has followed: in 1983 - Copper-Nickel 10 pesetas, in 1986 - Copper-Nickel 200 pesetas, in 1987 - Aluminum-Bronze 500 pesetas. In 1989 the size of a coin 1 peseta has been considerably reduced and the coin of 5 pesetas is entered into the circulation Aluminum-Bronze. Aluminum-Bronze coins of 25 pesetas have been entered in 1990, along with the increased coins of 200 pesetas.

Dates of issue on some Spanish coins can be found on a small 6-final star on any party of a coin - on obverse or turnaround. It is more than date which is rapped out outside of stars - are year of design of a coin.

Nominal value: 1 peseta
Stamping: 1998
the Material: Aluminium
the Note:
the Obverse 1 peseta of Spain the Reverse 1 peseta of Spain
Nominal value: 5 pesetas
Stamping: 2001
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 pesetas of Spain the Reverse of 5 pesetas of Spain

The Reverse of coins of the euro which have been rapped out in Spain, contains an emblem of the Madrid mint in the form of the letter topped with a crown "M" and an inscription ESPANA. The Back of the Spanish coins in nominal value 1 and 2 euro is decorated by a portrait of the king of Spain Juan Carlos I, nominal value 10, 20 and 50 euro-cents - a portrait of great Spanish writer Migelja de Cervantes, nominal value 1, 2 and 5 eurocents - the plotting of a cathedral of Sacred Jacob constructed in a city of Santiago-de-Kompostella.

Nominal value: 50 eurocents
Stamping: 2000
the Material: the Brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 eurocents of Spain the Reverse of 50 eurocents of Spain
Nominal value: 1 euro
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Center - a Copper-Nickel, a ring - a brass
the Note:
the Obverse 1 euro of Spain the Reverse 1 euro of Spain

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