Mittwoch, 8. September 2010

__Figueira da Foz 2009

Design by Diogo Sérgio

The sales for these Geocoins are already available in the following links:

35€ - pack of 3 coins including 1 RE + 1 LE – Shiny Silver + Black and White + 1 LE – Shiny Gold + Green
11.5€ - RE - Shiny Gold + Purple and Red

Just post your interest and a PM or e-mail (if the address is indicated) will be sent to arrange the shipping and payment details. You can also contact me via e-mail: roberto[at]

If you need any additional information please let me know!

The front of the coin has the city iconic clock tower, that is located on the main beach and some artwork about the sun and nature that shows what turns our city so beautifull.
The backside with some inspiration from Arabic art, its about the sea, the nets from the fishermens, the waves and on its center the official symbol of the city.

Some info about the subject for this coin.

The city of Figueira da Foz.

Figueira da Foz, also known as Figueira for short, is a city of the district of Coimbra, in Portugal.
It is located at the mouth of the Mondego river, 40 km west of Coimbra, and sheltered by hills (Serra da Boa Viagem).
The city proper has a population of 46,600 and the municipality has in total 62,601 inhabitants.
It is the second largest city in the district of Coimbra.

It is a coastal city with several beaches, summer and seaport facilities in the Atlantic Ocean coast.
As a city of tourism it plays an important part in the centre of the country.
A zone of legal gambling, one can find in Figueira one of the biggest casinos of the Iberian Peninsula – the Casino Peninsular.

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