TENERIFE – CANDELARIA – Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria

The Virgin of Candelaria or Our Lady of Candelaria – Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, popularly called La Morenita, celebrates the Virgin Mary on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. The center of worship is located in the city of Candelaria in Tenerife. She is depicted as a Black Madonna. The “Royal Basilica Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Candelaria”, is considered to be the main church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the Canary Islands. She is the patron saint of the Canary Islands. Her feast is celebrated on February, 2 and August, 15, the patronal feast of the Canary Islands. She is also the patroness of Tatala, one of the barangays in Binangonan, Rizal which celebrate her feast day every First Saturday of February.

Release Dates

2016

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: brass
  • Coin Alloy Color: gold
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • City: TENERIFE - CANDELARIA
  • Country: Spain
  • Available: yes
  • Location: TENERIFE - CANDELARIA, Spain