The Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation of the globe 500th Anniversary Gold proof
The coins were designed and engraved by Marianna Frisone and minted at the Royal Dutch Mint. The obverse of the coins features the coat of arms of Malta. The reverse shows the globe, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan and Spanish navigator Juan Sebastian del Cano, and a representation of one of the carracks that arrived at Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain.
The €50 gold coins are limited to just 400 pieces, and each is struck in 0.916 gold, weighs 6.5g and has a diameter of 21mm.
Actual sizes of coins may vary from pictures.