Portugal 2 euros 2013 - 250th Anniversary of the Clerigos Tower, Porto

Obverse of Portugal 2 euros 2013 - 250th Anniversary of the Clerigos Tower, Porto
Details The Clerigos Church is a Baroque church in the city of Porto, in Portugal. Its tall bell tower, the Torre dos Clerigos, can be seen from various points of the city and is one of its most characteristic symbols.

The church was built for the Brotherhood of the Clerigos (Clergy) by Nicolau Nasoni, an Italian architect and painter who left an extense work in the north of Portugal during the 18th century.

Date of issue: June 2013
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Five coats of arms and seven castles equally spaced
Mintage 520,000 pieces

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