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Spanish euro coins

The euro (EUR or ) is the common currency for most European nations within the European Union, including Spain. The euro coins have two different sides; one common, European side showing the value of the coin and one national side featuring a design chosen by the EU member state where the coin was minted. Each member state has one or more designs unique to that country.

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see Euro coins.

Spanish euro coins feature three different designs for each of the three series of coins. The minor series of 1, 2 and 5 cent coins were designed by Garcilaso Rollán, the middle series of 10, 20, and 50 cent coins by Begoña Castellanos and the two major coins feature the portrait or effigy[?] of King Juan Carlos of Spain by the hand of Luis José Diaz. All designs feature the 12 stars of the EU and the year of imprint.

Depiction of Spanish euro coinage | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
The Obradoiro facade of
the cathedral of Santiago
The Obradoiro facade of
the cathedral of Santiago
The Obradoiro facade of
the cathedral of Santiago
€ 0.10
€ 0.20
€ 0.50
Miguel de Cervantes, the
famous Spanish writer
Miguel de Cervantes, the
famous Spanish writer
Miguel de Cervantes, the
famous Spanish writer
€ 1.00
€ 2.00
€ 2 Coin Edge
The edge lettering features
the number "2" six times
alternated with ** for a
total of 12 stars
The portrait of King Juan
Carlos
of Spain
The portrait of King Juan
Carlos of Spain
 

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