Portugal: Celebrated athlete Carlos Lopes is honoured on last Portuguese collector coin in “National Sports Heroes” series

November 30, 2017 in News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Michael Alexander

The Imprensa Nacional Casa da Moeda (INCM) have announced (14th November) they are releasing three new collector coins which are part of the two-coin series “National Sport Heroes” commemorating personalities which achieved outstanding performances in their fields and who have left their mark close to the Portuguese nation as well as internationally. The new coins are also the second and last coin of the program, thus completing the series.

The second sports personality honoured in the series is Carlos Lopes, who was the winner of the marathon of the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984. Lopes is well-remembered as having brought Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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