Order Ecc/700/2015, Of 14 April, That Agreed Issue, Minting And Putting Into Circulation Of Coins Of The Iii Series Of "cities Spanish Heritage".

Original Language Title: Orden ECC/700/2015, de 14 de abril, por la que se acuerda la emisión, acuñación y puesta en circulación de monedas de colección de la III Serie de "Ciudades Españolas Patrimonio de la Humanidad".

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Law 62/2003, of 30 December on fiscal, administrative and social order, in its article 102, amended article 81 of the law 42/1994 of 30 December on fiscal, administrative and social order, giving a new terminology relating to the commemorative coins and collection, in accordance with the terminology used in the provisions and normative European.

In the new drafting of the cited article 81 is sets, between others issues, that, starting from January of 2004, is hereinafter referred to as coins of collection in euros, them coins in euros not intended to the circulation, coined normally in metals precious, with a value rated and design different to them intended to the circulation. These coins should differ significantly from the circulated in, at least two of the three following characteristics: colour, weight and diameter.

In the same provision is authorizes with character general to the factory national of currency and timbre-real House of the currency, to coining and market coins of collection of all type. The coinage and sale of these coins will be agreed by order of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness that, of conformity with them provisions European, set them features own of them coins, their values facial and them dates initial of emission and, in its case, the prices of sale to the public.

Article 5 of the Regulation (EU) number 651/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012, relative to the issuance of euro coins, regulates the issuance of collector coins.

Article 3.1. to) and 3.1. m) of Royal Decree 345/2012, 10 February, (which develops the basic organizational structure of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness and amending the Royal Decree 1887 / 2011, of 30 December, which establishes the basic organizational structure of ministries), in the new wording given by the second article paragraph three of the Real Decree 672 2014, of 1 August, (by amending the Royal Decree 1887 / 2011, of 30 December, which establishes the basic organizational structure of the ministerial departments and the Royal Decree 345/2012, of 10 February, which develops the basic organizational structure of the Ministry of economy and competitiveness and amending the Royal Decree 1887 / 2011) (, of 30 December, which establishes the basic organizational structure of ministries), attributed to the General Directorate of the Treasury and financial policy, in addition to the powers vested in the existing legislation, and, among others, those of minting of currency and the representation in the European Subcommittee of currencies («Eurocoin Subcommittee").

Is emits the III series of coins of collection called «cities Spanish heritage of the humanity», dedicated to the cities of Santiago of Compostela, Segovia, Tarragona, Toledo and Úbeda, registered in the list of the heritage world.

By virtue, I have: article 1. Issuance agreement.

Remember, for the year 2015, issue, minting and circulation of coins of the III series of «Cities Spanish heritage».

Article 2. Characteristics of the parts.

Face value 5 euro coin (5 pieces, 4 reales, silver of 925 thousandths, and the rest copper).

Tolerance in law: minimum of 925 thousandths of silver.

Weight: 13.50 g with a tolerance of more or less than 0,20 g.

Diameter: 33 mm.

Shape: Circular with a fluted edge.

Quality: Proof.

Reasons: On the obverse (common for five pieces), reproduces the UNESCO logo, right, accompanied by the official emblem of the World Heritage Convention. In the part superior of the currency, in sense circular and in uppercase, the legend SPAIN; at the bottom of the coin, the year of mintage 2015.

In the reverse of the first piece is plays an image of the façade main of the Cathedral of Santiago of Compostela. Above the image, Ceca brand; on the left, in two lines and uppercase, the value of 5 EURO coin; on the right, a motif alluding to the pilgrims. In the part superior of the currency, in two lines, in sense circular and in uppercase, them legends CITIES HERITAGE OF THE HUMANITY and SANTIAGO OF COMPOSTELA.

The reverse of the second piece depicts an image of the Roman aqueduct of Segovia. Higher image, in capital letters, the value of the coin 5 EURO; to the left, the brand of Ceca. In the upper part of the coin, in two lines, circular sense and in capital letters, legends CITIES PATRIMONY OF THE HUMANITY and SEGOVIA.

The back of the third piece depicts a view of the Roman amphitheatre in Tarragona. More above the image, in two lines and in capital letters, the value of the currency, 5 EURO; right, TARRAGONA legend and below, ECSC brand. In the upper part of the coin, circular sense and capital letters, the legend CITIES PATRIMONY OF THE HUMANITY.

The back of the fourth piece depicts a view of the city of Toledo. Above the image, two lines and uppercase, the value of the currency, 5 EURO; right, in capital letters, TOLEDO legend and below, ECSC brand. In the upper part of the coin, circular sense and capital letters, the legend CITIES PATRIMONY OF THE HUMANITY.

On the back of the fifth piece reproduces an image of the main facade of the sacred Chapel of El Salvador world, Úbeda. Above the image, in case the value of the currency, 5 EURO; right, Ceca, and mark down, uppercase, ÚBEDA legend. In the upper part of the coin, circular sense and capital letters, the legend CITIES PATRIMONY OF THE HUMANITY.

Article 3. Maximum number of parts.

The maximum number of pieces that struck for each one of the reasons is 7,000 units.

The Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre-real Casa de la Moneda is authorized to allocate to the Numismatic Museum of this entity funds up to a maximum of five pieces of each of the coins minted under this ministerial order and, where appropriate, those industrial elements of its manufacturing by the characteristics of the emission museological or Numismatic interest.

Article 4. Initial date of issue.

The initial date of issue will take place during the second half of the year 2015.

Article 5. Mintage and circulation.

Such coins are coined on behalf of the State in the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre-real Casa de la Moneda, which will deliver them to the Bank of Spain through the contribution of the representative of the coins documents.

The factory national of currency and timbre-real House of the currency will proceed to the payment of the value facial of these coins, that will be paid to the Treasury public, and a time acquired, will proceed to your marketing through the process that is indicates then.

Article 6. Marketing process.

The factory national of currency and timbre-real House of the currency will proceed to the marketing of these coins, both in collections as isolation, by itself or through entities contracted to the effect, that is commit to expend them to the public with regularity, as well as to its export.

Article 7. Prices for sale to the public.

The initial sale price to the public of each one of the pieces will be 33 euros, VAT excluded.

These parts may be sold individually or form collections, in which case the price will be the sum of the individual prices of the pieces that form them.

In the event that, once in effect this provision, the official exchange rates of the relevant markets to precious metals used in their production and coinage, they were experiencing fluctuations above four per cent of the arithmetic mean of the daily quotes of the month prior to such entry into force, modifying the values of used metals and, therefore, the initial retail prices established the General Directorate of the Treasury and financial policy, in accordance with such quotes may revise initial prices of these currencies, upward or downward, following a report of the Bank of Spain and the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre-real Casa de la Moneda.

Article 8. Measures for the implementation of this order.

The General Directorate of the Treasury and financial policy will adopt measures that are accurate for the implementation of this order.

Sole final provision. Effects.

This order will produce effects from the day following its publication in the "Official Gazette".

Madrid, April 14, 2015.-the Minister of economy and competitiveness, Luis de Guindos jury.