10 euro - World Basketball Champions - Japan 2006
Series: Spain - Silver 10 euro coins
The Spanish Basketball Team had its biggest all-time success with the award of a gold medal at the 15th World Basketball Championships held in Japan during the summer of 2006. The Spanish Royal Mint, desiring to join in the celebration of this record Spanish victory, has minted two collector coins featuring basketball-related themes. Obverse and reverse 8-reales silver. World Basketball Champions - Japan 2006The obverse features His Majesty King Juan Carlos. On the reverse, over the drawing of a ball, a scene is shown of two basketball players in which one of them attempts to dunk the ball and the other tries to stop him.