10 euro – Bicentenary of the return of Menorca to Spain

Series: Spain – Silver 10 euro coins

The year 2002 marked the Bicentennial of the incorporation of Minorca to Spanish Crown territories. The minting and issue of a coin illustrating the surrender of the island commemorated this event. Obverse and reverse 8-reales silver - Incorporation of Menorca under the Spanish CrownMinted in silver and in proof quality, the obverse shows the overlapping profiles of the King and Queen of Spain. On the reverse, the surrender of the island, inspired by magnificent details taken from the painting by Chiesa.