Euro of Portugal

Catalog of Portuguese coins in euro

1 cents
2002-
16,25 mm
2,30 g
steel, copper
1 euro cent 1 euro cent Portugal
2 cents
2002-
18,75 mm
3,06 g
steel, copper
2 euro cents 2 euro cents Portugal
5 cents
2002-
21,25 mm
3,92 g
steel, copper
5 euro cents 5 euro cents Portugal
10 cents
2002-
19,75 mm
4,10 g
Nordic gold
10 euro cents 10 euro cents Portugal
20 cents
2002-
22,25 mm
5,74 g
Nordic gold
20 euro cents 20 euro cents Portugal
50 cents
2002-
24,25 mm
7,80 g
Nordic gold
50 euro cents 50 euro cents Portugal
1 euro
2002-
23,25 mm
7,50 g
nickel, brass, copper
1 euro 1 euro Portugal
2 euro
2002-
25,75 mm
8,50 g
nickel, brass, copper
2 euro 2 euro Portugal

Portuguese euro

The introduction of the euro in Portugal took place in 2002, by replacing the Portuguese Escudo (PTE) at an exchange rate of 1 EUR = 200 482 PTE.

The Euro of Portugal show three different designs by Vitor Manuel Fernandes dos Santos representing ancient royal seals, surrounded by seven castles and five coats of arms; in details:

On all the coins also appear the 12 stars of the EU, the word "Portugal" and the year of minting.

2 euro commemorative coins

2007
50th Anniversary of the Signature of the Treaty of Rome
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2007
2007
Portuguese Presidency of the European Union
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2007
2008
60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2008
2009
10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2009
2009
2nd Lusophone Games
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2009
2010
100th anniversary of the Portuguese Republic
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2010
2011
500th anniversary of Fernão Mendes Pinto’s birth
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2011
2012
European Capital of Culture 2012, the city of Guimarães in northern Portugal
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2012
2012
Ten years of the Euro
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2012
2013
250th Anniversary of the Clérigos Tower, Porto
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2013
2014
40 Years since the Carnation Revolution
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2014
2014
International Year of Family Farming
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2014
2015
30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe
2 euro pcommemorative Portugal 2015
2015
150 Years Portuguese Red Cross
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2015
2015
500 Years since first Contact with Timor
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2015
2016
50 years since inauguration of 25th of April Bridge
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2016
2016
Portuguese athletes participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics
2 euro commemorative Portugal 2016