10 Euros Don Quixote - Clavileño

Features

Issuer Spain
King Juan Carlos I (1975-2014)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 10 Euros
10 EUR = USD 11
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 27 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
56905
References KM# 1106
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

400th Anniversary of the Publication of "Don Quijote"

Obverse

The common obverse for this series of 10 euro coins reproduces an image of Don Quixote de la Mancha reading, sitting on some books.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ESPAÑA 2005
IV CENTENARIO DE LA PRIMERA EDICIÓN DE "EL QUIJOTE"

Translation:
SPAIN 2005
IV CENTENARY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF "EL QUIJOTE"

Reverse

On the back of this third piece is an interpretation of the chapter known as "The coming of Clavileño with the end of this long adventure" in which Don Quixote and Sancho are represented on the wooden horse called Clavileño.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LA VENIDA DE CLAVILEÑO CON EL FIN DESTA DILATADA AVENTURA
10 EURO
M

Translation:
THE COMING OF CLAVILEÑO AT THE END OF THIS EXTENDED ADVENTURE
10 EURO
M

Mint

M Royal Mint of Spain (Real Casa de la Moneda), Madrid, Spain (1591-date)

Comments

The IV Centenary of the first edition of "The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha", by Miguel de Cervantes, the most recognized novel in world literature, is celebrated in 2005.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005 M 18 000 $ 70 Proof

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