Spain 10 euro silver coin proof in color, 500th Anniversary of First World Circumnavigation, Arrival in Spain. In 1522, on the 6th of September, the "Victoria" ship under the command of Juan Sebastian Elcano reached Spain again. After his return, Elcano was named "PRIMUS CIRCUMDEDISTI ME" by Emperor Charles V - the first man to circumnavigate the world. The motive in color shows the Nao Victoria entering the port of Sanlucar de Barrameda. The scene is symbolic of the conclusion of the adventurous expedition begun by Ferdinand Magellan and completed by Juan Sebastian Elcano. The denomination "10 EURO" and the inscription "V CENTENARIO DE LA VUELTA AL MUNDO" are also part of the design. The reverse features a portrait of Elcano as well as the country and year of issue and the inscription "PRIMUS CIRCUMDEDISTI ME". The coin is delivered in the original box of the Mint including a certificate of authenticity.
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