2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins

In this article we are going to see all 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative coins, coin by coin. Let’s find out to whom or what all the portuguese 2 Euro are dedicated , their value and their circulation, and find out if among these there are rare coins or not.

Let’s get started!

2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins
2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins

Generally speaking, it can be seen that Portugal has dedicated its commemorative coins to historical figures that are important for Portugal but also for the whole world, to the nature of its territory and the fruits of its land, to its centuries-old culture, architecture and discoveries. We have talked about Portugal’s divisional euro coins on this dedicated page; Euro Portugal Coins. There are also commemorative coins common to all European countries, such as the Treaties of Rome, the Economic Monetary Union, the Euro and the European Flag.

In Portugal, the Lisbon Mint of the Portuguese Republic has used two different symbols over the years:

  • INCM which stands for Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda, from 2007 to 2019.
  • CASA DA MOEDA 2020 onwards.

But let’s start in 2007 with the first Commemorative, in this case common to all European countries:


2 Euro Portugal 2007 – Tratado de Roma

2 Euro Portugal 2007 - Tratado de Roma
2 Euro Portugal 2007 – Tratado de Roma

Portugal’s first 2-euro commemorative coin was minted in 2007 and is one of those common to several European countries, namely the commemorative coin dedicated to the Treaties of Rome and their 50th Anniversary. Minted on 25/03/2007 in Lisbon (INCM).

The obverse depicts the design common to other countries, the paving of Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome with the large Treaty Book signed on 25 March 1957. To the right is the Lisbon Mint (Portugal) INCM.

Above the signed document appears the inscription EUROPA, below the year 2007 and PORTUGAL on two lines in a central flag. On the upper part of the coin, again on two lines, appears the inscription TRATADO DE ROMA / 50 ANOS. Also on the obverse side, but in the outer ring, are engraved the 12 stars of the European Union in a circle.

The reverse is the common side of the 2-euro coins distributed throughout Europe.

The Edge: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2007 – Tratado de Roma 50 Anos

  • The 2 Euro Portugal bimetallic coin minted in 2007 in Lisbon for the 50th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome has a value of 3,50€.

2 Euro Portugal 2007 – Portuguese Council Presidency

2 Euro Portugal 2007 - Portuguese Council Presidency
2 Euro Portugal 2007 – Portuguese Council Presidency

In 2007, the 2-euro commemorative coin for the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union was also issued. Issued on 1 June 2007.

The obverse, the National Face, depicts a large tree, specifically a cork oak with a bare trunk. On the right hand side is the inscription POR/TV/GAL on three lines and on the left hand side the Portuguese coat of arms.

The lower part of the coin is engraved in a semicircle with the signature of the author Maria Irene Vilar, the minting year 2007, the mintmark of Lisbon INCM and the inscription PRESIDÊNCIA DO CONSELHO DA UE. Then, the ring around the coin depicts the twelve stars of the European Union arranged in a circle.

The obverse depicts the common side, which is the same for all 2-euro coins, commemorative and non-memorative, showing the face value and the map of Europe.

Edge: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2007 – Portuguese Council Presidency

  • The value of the Portuguese 2 Euro Commemorative coin, minted in 2007 for the Portuguese Presidency of the Council, is approximately €4.

2 Euro Portugal 2008 – Human Rights

 2 Euro Portugal 2008 - Human Rights
2 Euro Portugal 2008 – Human Rights

Let’s move on to another Portuguese coin, this one is from 2008 and was minted in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. Issued on 22/09/2008.

On the obverse of these 2 euro Portuguese coins, the Atlantic Ocean is stylised in a geometric design. On the horizon, shining like the sun, is the coat of arms of Portugal, below the words PORTUGAL and below that the date of issue of the coin: 2008.

The lower part of the coin, around the central part, is engraved with the inscription 60 ANOS DA DECLARAÇÃO UNIVERSAL DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS. To the upper right is the signature of the artist Esc. J. Duarte and the mint mark INCM. The stars that make up the logo of Europe are arranged in a circle around the central part of the coin.

The reverse side of the bimetallic coin, is the common side with the 2-euro face value.

Border: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2008 – 60 Anos da Declaracao Universal Direitos Humanos

  • The 2 Euro Commemorative Bimetallic Coin of Portugal minted in 2008 to commemorate 60 Years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2009 – UEM

2 Euro Portugal 2009 - UEM
2 Euro Portugal 2009 – UEM

In 2009, another coin was issued that was the same for all European countries that use the Euro, this is the Commemorative coin dedicated to the Economic Monetary Union. Coin issued on 25/03/2007.

The obverse of these 2 euro Portuguese coins features a stylised prehistoric man merging with the € symbol of the euro. The signature of the author Georgios Stamatopoulos is at the bottom right (ΓΣ). On the upper part of the coin bears the inscription PORTUGAL and the lower part EMU 1999-2009.

All around are the 12 five-pointed stars arranged in a circle as in the symbol of the European Union.

On the other hand, the Common Face, or also the value side, is the reverse side of the coin showing the 2 euro value and map of European countries.

Border: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2009 – UEM

  • The value of this 2 Euro bimetallic coin of Portugal minted in 2009 and dedicated to the Economic Monetary Union is €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2009 – Lusophone games

2 Euro Portugal 2009 - Lusophone games
2 Euro Portugal 2009 – Lusophone games

Another 2-euro commemorative coin from Portugal issued in 2009 is the one dedicated to the Lusophone Games. Commemorative issued on 9/06/2009 by the Lisbon Mint.

On the obverse side, the central part shows the Logo of the Lusophone Olympic Games, a stylised figure with a rhythmic gymnastics ribbon. In the upper part is the Coat of Arms of Portugal with the inscription PORTUGAL in a semicircle below.

On the lower part of the coin, along the perimeter of the coin, the Lisbon mint symbol INCM followed by the inscription 2.os JOGOS DA LUSOFONIA LISBOA and J. Aurélio, the engraver’s signature. Around it, above a texture of concentric circles, stylised as Olympic bleachers, are engraved the twelve five-pointed stars representing all the European States.

The reverse side, also called the value side, is engraved with the common face as on all 2-euro commemorative coins.

Border: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2009 – Lusophone games

  • Value of the 2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2009 dedicated to the Lusophone Olympic Games is approximately €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2010 – Portuguese Republic

 2 Euro Portugal 2010 - Portuguese Republic
2 Euro Portugal 2010 – Portuguese Republic

The 2010 Portuguese 2-euro commemorative coin was issued to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Portuguese Republic. Minted and issued on 7/10/2010.

On the obverse of this 2 euro Portugal coin is a stylised representation of the Coat of Arms of Portugal with the Portuguese Republic in profile facing to the right, with long hair and a crown of leaves. Behind the woman’s head appears the author’s signature OSE CÂNDIDO and the mintmark INCM. On the right hand side of the coin there is the inscription REPÙBLICA PORTUGUESA followed by the dates 1910 . 2010.

Around the central part are the 12 five-pointed stars, the symbol of the European countries.

The obverse value side features the common face, as with all other 2-euro coins.

Border: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2010 – Portuguese Republic

  • The value of the two commemorative Euros of Portugal minted in 2010 for the 100th Anniversary of the Portuguese Republic is approximately €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2011 – Fernão Mendes Pinto

  2 Euro Portugal 2011 - Fernão Mendes Pinto
2 Euro Portugal 2011 – Fernão Mendes Pinto

In 2011, this commemorative coin was issued to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth of explorer and writer Fernão Mendes Pinto. Issued on 8/10/2011.

The obverse depicts the sailing ship sailing on the waves of the sea recreated by a series of waving inscriptions referring to his writings, his destinations, the city of Lisbon and Portugal itself. TNow, te upper part is engraved with the semi-circular inscription FERNAO MENDES PINTO followed by the year 2011 and preceded by the date 1511. As usual, the European symbol is represented by the 12 stars arranged in a circle above the outer ring of the coin.

In the Reverse we find the Common Face with its nominal value.

Border: 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2011 – Fernão Mendes Pinto

Although not a rare coin, it is graded NC (Uncommon), making it the most valuable commemorative coin of Portugal.

  • How much is the 2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2011, Fernão Mendes Pinto, worth? Worth around €7

2 Euro Portugal 2012 – EURO

2 Euro Portugal 2012 - EURO
2 Euro Portugal 2012 – EURO

Also from 2012, on 24/02/2012 to be precise, the commemorative coin wanted in all the countries of the Euro Zone, dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Economic Monetary Union also known as EMU.

The obverse of these 2 euro Portugal coins features a stylised prehistoric man merged with the euro symbol and surrounded by the symbols of energy, finance, industry, trade and population. The upper part of the coin bears the inscription PORTUGAL. The lower part is engraved with 2002 2012. To the right, vertically, is the Lisbon mint symbol INCM. The copper and nickel part of the coin is engraved with the twelve stars symbolising the European Union.

While on the reverso is the value side with its Common Face.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2012 – EURO

  • The value of the 2 euro bimetallic Portugal 2012 dedicated to the Euro is €4.

2 Euro Portugal 2012 – European Capital of Culture

2 Euro Portugal 2012 - European Capital of Culture
2 Euro Portugal 2012 – European Capital of Culture

The 2012 Commemorative coin is the one created for Guimarães, European Capital and the first King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques. Commemorative Coin presented on 21/06/2012.

On the obverse, in the centre, is engraved the stylised drawing of the King of Portugal, Afonso Henriques, with his sword in the foreground and the castle of Guimarães in the background. On the left side is engraved the Coat of Arms with underneath the inscription PORTUGAL. Below the castle on the right hand side is the inscription Guimarães 2012 with a heart underneath as a symbol of the event.

At the bottom is the signature of the author José de Guimarães and on the left the initials of the issuing country INCM. Looking at the outer ring we see that itis engraved with the twelve stars as a symbol of Europe.

The reverse side is a common face, the same for all 2-euro coins.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2012 – European Capital of Culture

  • Here is the value of the 2 Euro commemorative bimetallic coin, Portugal 2012 and dedicated to Guimarães European Capital has a value of €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2013 – Torre dos Clérigos

 2 Euro Portugal 2013 - Torre dos Clérigos
2 Euro Portugal 2013 – Torre dos Clérigos

For the 250th anniversary of the construction of the Torre dos Clérigos in 2013, a commemorative coin was issued with the Tower in the foreground. Issued on 20/06/2013.

Specifically, on the Obverse, the Torre dos Clérigos seen from below in perspective is evident in the foreground, the Tower is positioned on the left and on the right we see the Dom Luis Bridge built over the Douro River, an arched bridge connecting Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia.

Under the bridge is the coat of arms of Portugal with the inscription PORTUGAL, on the left of the bridge are the mint mark INCM and the signature of the author HUGO MACIEL. The upper part of the coin is engraved with the inscription 250 ANOS TORRE DOS CLERIGOS – 2013.

Surrounding the coin are the classic 12 five-pointed stars arranged in a circle, representing the European states.

Instead, the Common Face is on the reverse of the coin with the face value.

The outline consists of 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2013 – Torre dos Clérigos

  • The commemorative 2 Euro coin of Portugal minted in 2013 for the Dom Luis Bridge has a value of €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2014 – Family farming

2 Euro Portugal 2014 - Family farming
2 Euro Portugal 2014 – Family farming

In 2014, it was decided to dedicate the Commemorative to agriculture in honour of the International Year of Family Agriculture. Coin issued on 31/10/2014 by the Lisbon Mint.

The obverse of the National side depicts an agricultural scene with typical elements of Portuguese agriculture such as potatoes, pumpkin, vegetables, a hen and hand tools for working the land. Below the scene is the signature of engraver Helder Batista and the symbol of the Portuguese Mint INCM. The words AGRICULTURA FAMILIAR PORTUGAL 2014 appear in an arc at the top.

On the reverse side the Common Face with its 2 euro value side, the same for all European commemoratives.

The outline consists of five coats of arms and seven castles.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2014 – Family farming

  • The commemorative 2 Euro coin of Portugal minted in 2014 for the International Year of Family Farming has a value of €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2014 – Carnation Revolution

2 Euro Portugal 2014 - Carnation Revolution
2 Euro Portugal 2014 – Carnation Revolution

In 2014, the Portuguese Lisbon also minted a commemorative coin for the 40 Years of the Carnation Revolution. Issued on 23/04/2014.

The obverse of these 2 euro coins from Portugal features a stylised carnation in the centre with the inscription PORTUGAL at the top and the coat of arms of Portugal itself. To the left begins the inscription 25 DE ABRIL made up of letters and numbers of different sizes and not aligned.

The lower central part of the coin bears the inscription 40/ ANOS / 2014 on three lines, and the Lisbon Mint symbol INCM and the signature of JOSÉ TEIXEIRA, the engraver, along the right-hand edge.

Around the nickel part are the 12 stars, the emblem of Europe.

On the other hand, the common side of the reverse of this commemorative coin bears the face value of the coin: 2 euro.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2014 – Carnation Revolution

  • What is the value of the Portuguese commemorative 2 euro minted in 2014 and dedicated to the Carnation Revolution has a value of €3.50

2 Euro Portugal 2015 – Portuguese Red Cross

2 Euro Portugal 2015 - Portuguese Red Cross
2 Euro Portugal 2015 – Portuguese Red Cross

The 2015 Commemorative is the one for the 150 Years of the Portuguese Red Cross. Bimetallic issued on 15/04/2015.

The obverse of this Portuguese Commemorative Coin features a modular design that starts with the central cross, the historic symbol of the Red Cross, and multiplies as it expands through a series of repeating cubes. Below the central cross is a stylised hand, a symbol of the humanitarian service that the Red Cross provides in Portugal and abroad.

The inscription CRUZ VERMELHA PORTUGUESA is engraved on the left-hand side of the lap, and the dates 1865-2015 at the bottom, followed by the mint mark INCM and the initials of the author António Marinho AM.

At the top, in the centre, the words PORTUGAL with the coat of arms of Portugal above.

Around it, above the nickel ring, are engraved the 12 five-pointed stars, as a symbol of the European states.

On the reverse, the coin shows the Common Face with its face value.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2015 – Portuguese Red Cross

  • The value of the 2015 Portuguese 2-euro commemorative coin for the 150th anniversary of the Portuguese Red Cross is €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2015 – Timor

2 Euro Portugal 2015 - Timor
2 Euro Portugal 2015 – Timor

In the 2015 we also have a Commemorative coin for the 500th anniversary of the arrival in Timor. Coin issued on 15/07/2015.

The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts on the left a 16th century Caravel, symbolising the arrival of the first navigators on the island of Timor. In the foreground on the right is the thatched roof of a typical island building featuring wood carvings with the Lisbon Mint INCM symbol underneath.

On the top right is the date 1515 followed by the inscription PORTUGAL, on the bottom left is the inscription TIMOR followed by the year 2015, the signature of Fernando Fonseca, the author. In the outline of the portrait, engraved on the copper and nickel alloy, are the stars forming a circle as in the Europe logo.

The reverse side is the so-called value side, the side with the face value of the coin, in this case the two euro.

Seven castles and five coats of arms are engraved in the outline.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2015 – Timor

  • The 2015 Portuguese Commemorative Bimetallic Coin dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the landing in Timor is far from being a rare coin. It has a current value of €3.50.

2 Euro Portugal 2015 – Flag

2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2015 Flag
2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2015 Flag

Also from 2015 are the two commemorative euros common to other European countries, those dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the European Flag. This coin was issued on 30/11/2015.

The obverse face of these 2 Euros of Portugal is the European Flag from which starts a spiral of 12 stylised star-shaped men coming towards us in the foreground. To the right along the spiral is the inscription PORTUGAL 1985-2015. The signature of the author Georgios Stamatopoulos is under the arm of the little man in the foreground, while the mint mark INCM is above his head.

All around are, evenly distributed in a circle, the 12 stars of the European Union.

The obverse side is the common side of the 2-euro coins.

As usual, the outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2015 – Flag

  • The value of Portugal’s 2015 2-euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the European Flag is €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2016 – Rio Olympic Games

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2016 - Rio Olympic Games
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2016 – Rio Olympic Games

Here is another commemorative coin dedicated to the Olympic Games, this time for Portugal’s participation in the Rio Olympics. Coin issued on 03/05/2014.

The obverse depicts the stylisation of an art installation by Joanna Vasconcelos, the Heart of Viana. The installation, inspired by typical Viana do Castelo jewellery, was made to support the athletes of the Portuguese Olympic Games team.

Under the tip of the heart is engraved the Lisbon Mint’s symbol INCM, and to its right the symbol of the Rio Olympics. To the left of the coin, along the lap, is the signature of the author JOANA VASCONCELOS and to the right the inscription EQUIPA OLÍMPICA DE PORTUGAL 2016.

The ring part of the coin, the nickel part, is engraved with the symbol of Europe, the 12 stars arranged in a circle.

The value side, the obverse side of the coin, is known as the common side. In fact, it is the same for all 2-euro coins.

The outline is recognisable by seven castles and five coats of arms engraved on it.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2016 – Giochi Olimpici di Rio

  • The 2 euro Portugal 2016 coin minted in honour of the Portuguese athletes of the Rio Olympics is worth €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2016 – Ponte 25 de Abril

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2016 - Ponte 25 de Abril
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2016 – Ponte 25 de Abril

In 2016 also the Commemorative dedicated to the 25 de Abril Bridge on the occasion of its 50th Anniversary. Coin issued on 19/07/2016.

On the obverse of the 2016 Portugal 2-euro coin is the Ponte 25 de Abril (Salazar Bridge until 1975), built in 1966 over the River Tagus to link Lisbon and Almada. The bridge is drawn in perspective and the word PORTUGAL is inscribed on the right-hand side of the coin, with the coat of arms of Portugal underneath.

Under the Bridge, also on the right, is the denomination PONTE / 25 DE ABRIL / 1966 / 2016. At the bottom of the coin along the edge of the central part of the coin are: on the left the mintmark INCM, and on the right the signature of the author JOSÉ AURÉLIO

All around are the 12 five-pointed stars forming a circle (Symbol of Europe).

On the reverse side, however, there is the Common Face with the 2 euro face value engraved on it.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2016 – Ponte 25 de Abril

  • This 2016 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 25 de Abril Bridge has a value of around €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2017 – Seguranca Publica

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2017 - Seguranca Publica
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2017 – Seguranca Publica

In the year 2017, the Commemorative coin for the 150 Years of the Portuguese Police Force was issued. Commemorative of 13/07/2017.

The obverse features the stylisation of two human profiles and four buildings as emblems of urban areas and the citizens who live in them, protected by the work of the Police. On the right the three words in a radial pattern: DIREITOS / LIBERDADES / GARANTIAS. In the central part of the coin, at the top, the acronym PSP and the coat of arms of the Police.

On the left are the dates 1867 – 2017 SEGURANÇA PÚBLICA, at the bottom the Lisbon Mint symbol INCM followed by the signature of the author JOSÉ DE GUIMARÃES and PORTUGAL.

In the nickel ring there are, distributed in a circle, the twelve stars symbolising the countries of Europe as in the official logo.

The Common-face reverse shows the face value of the coin.

The outline features seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2017 – Corpo di Polizia Portoghese

  • The bimetallic coin minted to commemorate the 150 Years of the Portuguese Police Force in 2017 has a value of around 3€.

2 Euro Portugal 2017 – Raul Brandão

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2017 - Raul Brandão
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2017 – Raul Brandão

2017 also sees the minting of the portuguese Commemorative coin dedicated to Raul Brandão in Portugal on the occasion of his 150th Birth Anniversary. Commemorative issued on 24/10/2017.

The obverse depicts the face of the writer and journalist Raul Brandão, with his characteristic moustache, bow tie and hat. Underneath on the right is engraved PORTUGAL, on the left PORTUGAL:RAUL
BRAN-
DAO
1867
2017

Above the cap is the engraver’s signature LUIS FILIPE DE ABREU and the symbol of the Portuguese Mint INCM. Engraved in the nickel outer ring are the stars of Europe symbol.

The reverse side shows the face value of the coin.

The outline consists of seven castles and five Portuguese coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2017 –  Raul Brandão

  • The Portugal commemorative minted in 2017 and dedicated to Raul Brandão for the 150th does not even come close to the rare coins we are used to. It is worth €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2018 – 250 Anos Jardim Botanico da Ajuda

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2018 - 250 Anos Jardim Botanico da Ajuda
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2018 – 250 Anos Jardim Botanico da Ajuda

In 2018 it is the turn of the commemorative dedicated to the Ajuda Botanical Garden. Issued on 25/07/2018.

The obverse of this 2 euro coin from Portugal depicts the symbolic tree of the Ajuda Botanical Garden in all its majesty, signed by Joao Fazenda and marked INCM by the Lisbon Mint. At the top of the coin, along the lap, is the inscription 250 ANOS JARDIM BOTANICO DA AJUDA. The lower part of the coin is engraved with PORTUGAL 2018.

The ring around the coin, the nickel part, contains the Europe logo with 12 stars in a circle.

On the reverse side is the Common Face, the same for all 2-euro coins.

The outline consists of 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2018 – Giardino botanico di Ajuda

  • This 2018 commemorative coin from Portugal, dedicated to the Ajuda Botanical Garden, is worth €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2018 – Portuguese Mint 1768-2018

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2018 - Portuguese Mint 1768-2018
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2018 – Portuguese Mint 1768-2018

Also in 2018, the Commemorative for the 250th Years of the Portuguese Mint is minted. Coin issued by the Lisbon Mint on 22/05/2018.

The obverse face houses the 8 lines with the inscription:

1768 – 2018
IMPRENSA
NACIONAL
DUZENTOS E
CINQUENTA
250༄ANOS
PORTUGAL
MMXVIII

On the lower part of the coin to the left is the signature of the author Eduardo Aires and the Lisbon Mint symbol INCM. Above the nickel ring, the 12 stars of the European symbol are engraved.

On the reverse side there is the so-called Common Face, which is the same for all 2-euro commemorative coins.

The outline consists of the seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2018 – Zecca Portoghese

  • 2018 Portuguese Commemorative coin for Casa da Moeda has a current value of €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2019 – 1519 Fernao de Magellan

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2019 - 1519 Fernao de Magellan
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2019 – 1519 Fernao de Magellan

For 2019, Portugal has chosen to commemorate Ferdinand Magellan on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his circumnavigation! Portuguese explorer who gives his name to the Strait of Magellan, as well as the first European navigator on the waters of the Pacific. Coin of 8/05/2019.

The obverse of these proudly Portuguese 2 euro coins features a portrait of Magellan with his deep gaze scanning the horizon to our left. To the left is the inscription 2019 – PORTUGAL preceded by the INCM symbol of the Portuguese Mint and the signature of the author Luís Filipe Abreu. At the bottom is engraved on two lines along the circle: CIRCUM NAVEGAÇÃO / 1519 FERNÃO✦DE✦MÃGÃLHÃES.

Around it is the nickel and copper crown engraved with the symbol of Europe, consisting of a succession of 12 five-pointed stars arranged in a circle.

The obverse of the coin. or reverse, there is the Common Face with the face value of the coin: 2€, with the map of European countries.

Outline: Engraved with seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2019 – Magellano

  • This 2019 Portuguese commemorative coin minted for the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan’s circumnavigation is worth €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2019 – Madeira e do Porto Santo

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2019 - Madeira e do Porto Santo
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2019 – Madeira e do Porto Santo

2019 also commemorates 600 Years since the discovery of Madaira Island. Commemorative issued on 8/06/2019.

Let us see the Obverse in which is placed a nautical chart with the Madeira Islands and also Porto Santo. The mint mark INCM is to the upper right, while the signature of the artist Júlio Pomar is to the right.

All around is the writing in a circle: 600 anos do Descobrimento da Madeira e do Porto Santo.
At the bottom of the coin, closing the circle, is engraved: Portugal 2019.

The coin’s nickel crown features the twelve stars of the European Union.

As usual, the common side of the commemorative coin is on the reverse side and shows the face value of the 2 euro.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2019 – Madeira e Porto Santo

  • The value of the Portuguese Commemorative dated 2019 and issued in honour of the 600th anniversary of the discovery of Madeira Island is €3.

2 Euro Portugal 2020 – Universiadade de Coimbra

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2020 - Universiadade de Coimbra
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2020 – Universiadade de Coimbra

2020 dedicates its Commemorative Coin to the University of Coimbra on its 730th Anniversary. Coin issued on 1/09/2020.

We see the obverse of the bimetallic coin, a composition of words, triangles and the Coimbra University Bell Tower. The triangles represent the roofs of the university students’ houses and among them is the inscription:

UNIVER▲
▲▼▲ SIDADE
D▲COIMBRA
▲ 730 ANOS
PORTUGAL 2020

To the upper right in a semicircle is the signature of the artist José João de Brito followed by the new Mint symbol CASA DA MOEDA: Esc. J.J. BRITO – CASA DA MOEDA

The crown of the commemorative is engraved with the 12 stars of the European Union.

On the reverse side, as usual, there is a common face with the face value of the commemorative engraved on it.

The outline consists of 7 castles and 5 coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2020 – Università di Coimbra

  • What is the value of this commemorative 2020 coin chosen in honour of the University of Coimbra? Worth around €4

2 Euro Portugal 2020 – 75 Years ONU

2 Euro Portugal 2020 - 75 Years ONU
2 Euro Portugal 2020 – 75 Years ONU

For the 75th anniversary of the UN, also in 2020, this commemorative coin is issued. Issued on 7/10/2020.

On the obverse of these 2 euro Portuguese coins, the following is written in calligraphic font:

2020
PORTUGAL
UN 75 YEARS
ONU ANOS

In the lower central part, the United Nations symbol with the new mintmark CASA DA MOEDA on the left and the engraver’s signature ANDRÉ LETRIA on the right.

Finally, the ring of the nickel coin is engraved with the twelve five-pointed stars arranged in a circle, representing the emblem of Europe.

The value side, also known as the common side or reverse side, is on the obverse of the coin. this shows the face value and the map of European countries.

Like all commemoratives of Portugal, the surround consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.

Value of 2 Euro Portugal Commemorative Coins 2020 – United Nations. 75 Years of ONU

  • Commemorative 2020 Portugal for the 75 Years of the UN, value 3€.

2 Euro Portugal 2021 – Presidency of the Council

2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2021 - Presidency of the Council
2 Euro Commemorative Portugal 2021 – Presidency of the Council

In 2021, the commemorative is dedicated to the Portuguese Presidency of the Council Commemorative with issuance scheduled for June 2021 with a print run of 510,000.

The obverse features an angle determined at the bottom left by two sides that intersect at the tangent of the circle. From the angle a series of lines radiate out to form a composition of geometric lines, above this geometric design is engraved the inscription:PRESIDENCIA
DO CONSELHO DA
UNIAO EUROPEIA
PORTUGAL 2021

The mint mark CASA DA MOEDA is engraved vertically at the top.

The crown along the lap is engraved with the 12 stars symbolising the European countries, arranged in a circle.

As usual, the reverse side features the Common Face, and is the side with the 2 euro face value.

The outline consists of seven castles and five coats of arms.


2 Euro Portugal 2021 – Jogos Olimpicos De Toquio

2 Euro Portogallo 2021 Olimpiadi di Tokyo
2 Euro Portugal 2021 coin Tokyo Olympics

Commemorative coin celebrating the Portuguese team’s participation in the 33rd Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which due to the covid have been postponed to July/August 2021. Issue 18/05/2021.

Despite the fact that they take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games retain the date 2020 in their name. An unprecedented situation has arisen due to the global Covid19 pandemic.

On the obverse side there is the Portuguese Cross of the Order of the Knights of Christ, the identifying logo of the Olympic team of Portugal with the flagstaff and underneath the 5 intersecting rings symbolising the Olympics. Around it is the inscription 2021 PORTUGAL NOS JOGOS OLIMPICOS DE TOQUIO ’20. To the left is the name of the Portuguese Mint CASA DA MOEDA and the signature of the author Francisco Providência. The coin’s outer ring depicts in a circle the 12 stars symbolising the European Union.

The Verso is the value side of the 2-euro coins.

Author: Francisco Providência

Value of 2 euro Portugal Coin 2021 -Tokyo Olympic Games ’20

  • The Commemorative coin 2021 Portugal Olympic Games Tokyo ’20, has a value of 3€.

Table with the value of all 2 Euro Commemoratives Coins of Portugal

From 2007 to 2010 they are classified as C Common, from 2011 onwards they are classified as NC Uncommon, so far there are no R R Coins among the commemoratives of Portugal, however some are very interesting.

This is the table of values of all Portuguese 2 euro commemorative coins divided by years. The values are referred to the commemorative coins in Brilliant Uncirculated condition, but they may vary according to the interest of Numismatists.

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Arguments related to Portugal Euro coins

  • You can see the value, description and rarity of all Portuguese divisional coins here: Euro Portugal Coins

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Autore dell'articolo

Marco Salvatori

I don't like to call myself a Numismatic but rather a passionate collector of italian lira, modern and even ancient coins. I love studying the history of our country through coins and each piece tells me its story.

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