The ‘Strait 1520' coin is only legal tender in Portugal and has the following features:
On the obverse:
- In the middle, the circumnavigation map;
- Surrounding the design, the words ‘2020 Portugal’, ‘Circum Navegação’ and ‘1519-1522’;
- In the lower left quadrant, the face value.
On the reverse:
- On the left, the image of two penguins;
- On the right, the image of a ship;
- Around the upper edge, the words ‘Fernão.de.Magalhães’;
- Around the lower edge, the abbreviation ‘INCM’, the name of the author and the words ‘Estreito 1520’.
The issue limit was set at 50,000 coins with normal finish.