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Álvaro Siza

The ‘Eduardo Souto Moura’ coin

Álvaro Siza . The ‘Eduardo Souto Moura’ coin afasia (1)

Álvaro Siza

Souto de Moura is worth now 7.5 €. Many times 7.5 €, in fact.

 

Álvaro Siza has designed a coin in honour of Eduardo Souto de Moura. Banco de Portugal has put a silver-alloy collector coin into circulation with face value of €7.50, entitled ‘Eduardo Souto Moura’. The coin will be distributed to the public through credit institutions and Banco de Portugal’s cash offices.
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The ‘Eduardo Souto Moura’ coin is only legal tender in Portugal and has the following features:

On the obverse:
In the middle, the stylised representation of a treetop;
On the left, the Portuguese coat of arms;
Around the upper edge, the words ‘República Portuguesa’ and ‘2018’ and the face value;
Around the lower edge, the abbreviation ‘INCM’ and the name of the author.

On the reverse:
In the middle, a classical column representing human construction;
Around the upper edge, the words ‘Eduardo Souto de Moura’.

Last year a coin designed by Souto de Moura was released in honour of Siza.
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