10 euro - 450th Anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto
Series: Spain - Silver 10 euro coins
2021 marks the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto,. To commemorate this event the FNMT is issuing two silver coins, one 8 Reales and one Cincuentin. The Battle of Lepanto was the last and largest naval battle fought by rowing galleys, which took place on 7 October 1571 in the Gulf of Patras, on the west coast of Greece, and takes its name from the port of Lepanto. The obverse of the coin depicts a portrait of His Majesty King Philip VI on the left. The reverse, in the centre of the coin, shows the image of the model of the Galera Real, the flagship of Don Juan de Austria in the Battle of Lepanto, which is in the "Museu Marítim", Barcelona.