Spain 2 euros 2011 - Lion yard of the Alhambra, Granada (Colored)

Obverse of Spain 2 euros 2011 - Lion yard of the Alhambra, Granada
Krause - Mishler KM# 1184
Details The Court of the Lions is the main court of the Nasrid dynasty Palace of the Lions, in the heart of the Alhambra, the Moorish citadel formed by a complex of palaces, gardens and forts in Granada, Spain. It was commissioned by the Nasrid sultan Muhammed V of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus. Its construction started in the second period of his reign, between 1362 and 1391 AD.

The design shows an image of the Patio de los Leones in the Alhambra in Granada. At the bottom of the coin is the inscription ESPANA and the year mark, with the mint mark at the top. The twelve stars of the European Union surround the design on the outer ring of the coin.

Issue date: 3 March 2011
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments Legend: ESPANA

This coin has been artificially colorized

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