The aim of these coins is to project the image of Spain and the Spanish culture, with the choice of animals representative of Spain on the reverse, starting in 2021 with the Iberian lynx and continuing in 2022 with the bull, and an image of the “columnario”on the obverse, an unmistakable symbol of the historic Spanish silver coin that is recognized worldwide within numismatic culture.
The coin is presented in reverse Proof quality, i.e. the background is matt while the engraved relief has a mirror effect. and has a limited mintage of 50,000.
On the reverse of the coin is an image of a bull. To its left is the mintmark and the year of issue 2023. On the right, in circular ascending order and in capital letters, the legend TORO (BULL). At the top, horizontally and in capitals, the value of the coin is 15 EURO CENT. The motifs and legends are encircled by a pinion-shaped graphite.
The obverse shows a representation of the motifs and legends of a columnar type royal: two hemispheres under a royal crown, flanked by the Pillars of Hercules with the motto PLUS VLTRA, all over a sea with waves. At the top, in a circular shape and in capital letters, the legend FELIPE VI REY DE ESPAÑA (FELIPE VI KING OF SPAIN) appears. At the bottom of the coin, in circular letters, the legend 1 ONZA 999,9 ORO. The motifs and legends are encircled by a pinion-shaped graphite.