1.5 euro - Scandinavian Drakkar

Series: Spain - History of Navigation

Image of 1.5 euro coin - Scandinavian Drakkar | Spain 2018.  The Copper–Nickel (CuNi) coin is of BU quality.
The F.N.M.T. - R.C.M. presents a new series of coins dedicated to recall the "History of Navigation". These series reproduce a selection of boats that, for one reason or another, have been relevant over time. It consists of twenty coins. Four of them are put into circulation in 2018 and the remaining 16 in 2019.To collect them, you can purchase the book "History of Navigation" (art. 92887050), which describes the technical characteristics of each of the boats. Special launching offer! With the purchase of the first four coins (Phoenician Combat Ship, Drakkar Scandinavo, Spanish Navy and Juan Sebastian de Elcano School Ship), we will send you the collection book-case free of charge (art. 32887050). On the obverse is reproduced in colours a detail of the work entitled "Vessel of the Scandinavian Vikings. Century X. Rebuilt by the Norwegian Government on the occasion of the Fourth Centenary of the Discovery of America ", by Rafael Monleón y Torres, which is kept in the Naval Museum of Madrid. On the right, the mint mark. Above the central image, in ascending circular direction and in capital letters, the inscription DRAKKAR SCANDINAVO. On the reverse (common to all the pieces), the face value of the coin 1.5 EURO and the inscription HISTORY OF THE NAVIGATION appear. Out of the central circle there are six dolphins jumping, counter clockwise, on the same aquatic motifs that appear in the obverses.