In 2016 the Spanish Royal Mint commemorates the 5th Centenary of Ferdinand II of Aragón, also known as Ferdinand the Catholic.
He first became King of Sicily as Ferdinand III and then, as consequence of his marriage to Isabella I, King of Castile jure uxoris (by right of his wife) as Ferdinand V, before being crowned as King of Aragón in 1479. He is also known for sponsoring the four Christopher Columbus voyages between Spain and the Americas.
- Contains .217 oz of Gold.
- Mintage of only 2,500 coins.
- Coins are in a protective capsule with a box and certificate of authenticity.
- Obverse: Features a design of a Gold Castellano coin depicting the portraits of Ferdinand and his wife Isabella below "España" and the date.
- Reverse: Denomination above the "Palacio de la Aljafería" which currently houses the Cortes (regional parliament) of the autonomous community Aragón.
- Struck at the Spanish Royal Mint in Madrid.
Add this beautiful Spanish Proof Gold coin of Ferdinand the Catholic to your collection today!