Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Not to drink...

Issued year - 2008

Alto Douro Vinhateiro - Wine producing Region of Upper Douro - Unesco World Heritage

Alexandra Vieira, a work mate, got me this original and magnificent 2,5 € coin. On the 14th December 2001, UNESCO classified as World Heritage, in the category of cultural landscape, an area larger than 26 thousand hectares in Northeastern Portugal, the Upper Douro Wine Region. This region has been producing wine for more than 2000 years, including the world Port Wine. The coin presents on the observe an element that suggests at the same time the flowing river Douro and/or a vine-plant with two hanging leaves bearing the coat of arms of the Republic and the denomination. The reverse shows the river and the sequence of mountains with their typical terraces.

Issuing volume: 150.000

2 comments:

Dexter said...

Boas,

Gosto da simplicidade desta moeda.

Entretanto gostaria de lhe dizer que já saiu a tiragem oficial das correntes de 2008 no site da INCM.

http://www.incm.pt/site/resources/docs/31.pdf

Abraço,

Lazy man working said...

Viva,

As fotos podiam e deviam estar melhores, a moeda realmente merecia. Enfim, foi o que saiu.
Obrigado pela informação, eventualmente a curto prazo irei disponibilizar este quadro neste blog.
Um Abraço