20 Euro Cent 1st type; 1st map

20 Euro Cent (1st type; 1st map) - obverse20 Euro Cent (1st type; 1st map) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Spain
King Juan Carlos I (1975-2014)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1999-2006
Value 20 Euro Cent
0.20 EUR = USD 0.22
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Nordic gold (89% Copper, 5% Aluminium, 5% Zinc, 1% Tin)
Weight 5.74 g
Diameter 22.25 mm
Thickness 2.14 mm
Shape Spanish flower
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 85
References KM# 1044,
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.
Schön# 336
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

A portrait of Miguel de Cervantes, the father of Spanish literature, is accompanied with his name, a quill, the lettering "ESPAÑA" (Spain) and the mintmark for the Madrid Mint is encircled by the twelve stars of Europe of which four are bound by a band

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ESPAÑA
Cervantes
M
1999

Translation:
Spain
Cervantes
M
2001

Engraver: Begoña Castellanos García

Begoña Castellanos has designed the national side of Spain's 10, 20 and 50 euro cent coins, featuring the writer Miguel de Cervantes.

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, symbolizes the gathering of the fifteen nations of the European Union

Script: Latin

Lettering:
20
LL
EURO
CENT

Engraver: Luc Luycx Read more on Wikipedia

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

Smooth with seven indentations ("Spanish flower")

20 Euro Cent (1st type; 1st map) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

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

Comments

There is at least 2 types of variations in the Obverse for this coin in 1999 in regular circulation:

  • Type A - More thick lettering and extra serifs in some letters (ex. "S" of ESPANA)
  • Type B - More slim lettering and no extra serifs in some letters (ex. "S" of ESPANA)

These variations can be seen in the following images:



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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1999 M 762 300 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.29 $ 0.30 79%
1999 M 49 030 $ 1.10 0.9% BU set
2000 M 29 300 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.28 $ 0.28 18%
2000 M 49 600 $ 1.60 0.5% BU set
2001 M 146 600 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.38 34%
2001 M 49 426 $ 0.89 0.7% BU set
2002 M 91 500 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 27%
2002 M 99 301 $ 2.20 0.7% BU set
2002 M 23 000 0.3% Proof
2003 M 4 100 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.37 $ 0.49 9%
2003 M 149 306 $ 0.22 0.7% BU set
2003 M 8 904 0.14% Proof
2004 M 3 900 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.37 $ 0.51 9%
2004 M 43 000 0.4% BU set
2005 M 4 000 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.34 $ 0.46 8%
2005 M 49 923 $ 1.00 0.5% BU set
2005 M 3 000 0.16% Proof
2006 M 102 000 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.49 27%
2006 M 49 996 $ 1.60 0.8% BU set

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