5 Euros (Barbara De Bragança)
Series: Queens of Europe
Issue on: 2017
Last Issue: 2017
Distribution: Numismatic Product
Mint: Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, Portugal
Composition details: 0.999 Gold
Face value: 5
Diameter (millimeters): 30.00
Thickness (millimeters): 2.00
Weight (grams): 15.50
Orientation: Medal alignment ↑O↑
Rim: None. Decorated. Both sides
Subject: Queens of Europe - Barbara De Bragança
Designed by the sculptor Rui Vasquez, the coin represents on its obverse the exchange of princesses, a ceremony that took place in the middle of the Caya river between the cities of Elvas and Badajoz in a grand wooden bridge-palace built for the occasion in which celebrated the double wedding between the sons of D. João V of Portugal - D. Maria Bárbara and D. José, with the sons of Felipe V of Spain - Fernando VI and D. Mariana Vitória.
On the back, the figure of Bárbara de Bragança (Maria Madalena Bárbara Xavier Leonor Teresa Antónia Josefa de Bragança) is shown.