10 euro - International Women's Day - Tribute to María de Maeztu
Series: Spain - Silver 10 euro coins
On the occasion of the celebration of International Women's Day, and paying tribute to the educator and humanist María de Maeztu, the Royal Spanish Mint is issuing a new silver collector's coin dedicated to a woman who championed the struggle for women's education, which would lead to equality and freedom for women. The obverse depicts the portrait of His Majesty King Felipe VI. On the reverse of the coin is the image "María de Maeztu, doctor honoris causa by Smith College, 1919", which is kept in the Archives of the Residencia de Señoritas (Fundación José Ortega y Gasset-Gregorio Marañón); on the left is the symbol of the woman, the face value 10 euro and the mint mark. Surrounding these motifs and legends are the legends 8-M International Women's Day and María de Maeztu.