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Republic of Portugal, 1 Euro 2002

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Republic of Portugal, 1 Euro 2002 (obverse) Republic of Portugal, 1 Euro 2002 (reverse)

Portuguese euro-coins show three different designs for each of the three groups of coins. However, they are quite similar in that all contain old Portuguese royal seals. The coins of 1 and 2 euros depict the royal seal of 1144 at that time, Alfonso the Conqueror reigned over Portugal as the very first Portuguese King (11391185).

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