2023 spanish Bullion gold coin dedicated to the Bull
- March 29, 2023
The Real Casa de la Moneda is issuing to the public the Spanish 999.9 ‰ gold bullion coin, weighing one tenth (1/10th) troy ounce, 3.111 grams, with a face value of 15 euro cent, and a maximum mintage of 50,000 units, dedicated to the bull, as a continuation of the first 1/10th Spanish bullion coin issued in 2022, which was dedicated to the iberian Lynx.
This coin presents, compared to other collector coins, a retail price adjusted and close to the value of the metal it contains.
The aim of these coins is to project the image of Spain and the Spanish culture, with the choice
of animals representative of Spain on the reverse, starting in 2021 with the Iberian lynx and continuing in 2022 with the bull, and an image of the “columnario”on the obverse, an unmistakable symbol of the historic Spanish silver coin that is recognized worldwide within numismatic culture.
The coin is presented in reverse Proof quality, i.e. the background is matt while the engraved
relief has a mirror effect.
On the reverse of the coin is an image of a bull. To its left is the mintmark and the year of issue 2023. On the right, in circular ascending order and in capital letters, the legend TORO (BULL). At the top, horizontally and in capitals, the value of the coin is 15 EURO CENT. The motifs and legends are encircled by a pinion-shaped graphite.
The obverse shows a representation of the motifs and legends of a columnar type royal: two hemispheres under a royal crown, flanked by the Pillars of Hercules with the motto PLUS VLTRA, all over a sea with waves. At the top, in a circular shape and in capital letters, the legend FELIPE VI REY DE ESPAÑA (FELIPE VI KING OF SPAIN) appears. At the bottom of the coin, in circular letters, the legend 1 ONZA 999,9 ORO. The motifs and legends are encircled by a pinion-shaped graphite.
Coin type: Bullion
Face Value: 15 eurocent
Diameter: 16,25 mm
Weigth Max: 3.111 g
Sources: Spanish mint and NUMISMAG