Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Commemorative Portuguese Beijing Olimpic Games

Look carefully to see front and reverse

Issued year - 2008, March

8 beautiful coins in the image, of a total of 487,500 issued this year here in Portugal. This 2,5 euros commemorative coins allusive to Portugal's participation in the Beijing Olympics Games, were designel by sculptor José Teixeira and presented in Lisboa, Portugal's capital, during a ceremony attended by many athletes to compete in the Olimpic Games. These coins are the first with 2,5 euros value in all Europe. At the moment only 7 available to swap for another commemorative coin, but trying hard to get more.

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