Queens of Europe – Eleanor of Portugal

5.00 €


The ‘D. Leonor’ coin is only legal tender in Portugal and has the following features:

On the obverse:

  • At the bottom: the Portuguese coat of arms, the face value, the year and ‘Portugal’;
  • In the centre: the Queen’s coat of arms, flanked by two roses;
  • Around the edge: the words ‘Imperatriz do Sacro Império Romano-Germânico’ (Holy Roman Empress).

On the reverse:

  • A figure inspired by her tomb effigy;
  • Date of birth and death ‘1434-1467’;
  • The words ‘Leonor de Portugal’.

The issue limit was set at 75,000 coins with normal finish.

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