Obverse. Photo © Royal Spanish Mint
  • 100 Euro 2018, Spain, Felipe VI, 2018 Football (Soccer) World Cup in Russia
  • 100 Euro 2018, Spain, Felipe VI, 2018 Football (Soccer) World Cup in Russia

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. This will be the first World Cup ever held in Eastern Europe, and the first held in Europe since 2006.

The 20 World Cup tournaments have been won by eight different national teams. Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament. The other World Cup winners are Germany and Italy, with four titles each; Argentina and inaugural winner Uruguay, with two titles each; and England, France and Spain, with one title each. The current champion is Germany, which won its fourth title at the 2014 tournament in Brazil.

The World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world as well as the most widely viewed and followed sporting event in the world, exceeding even the Olympic Games; the cumulative audience of all matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup was estimated to be 26.29 billion with an estimated 715.1 million people watching the final match, a ninth of the entire population of the planet.


A portrait of King Felipe VI wearing badges of Captain General, his title "Felipe VI King of Spain" above, date below.

Felipe VI (born 30 January 1968) is the King of Spain. He ascended to the throne on 19 June 2014 following the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos I. He is the only son of Juan Carlos and his wife Sofía of Greece and Denmark.

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Depicts a player appears throwing the ball with his foot, on a background of circular motifs around a football pitch. The shield of the Spanish National Football Team is on the bottom. Value and the logo of the Royal Spanish Mint (crowned letter M) is in the centre. Inscription "FIFA World Cup Russia 2018" above.


Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Gold
Fineness 0.999
Weight 6.75 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Royal Spanish Mint (FNMT-RCM)

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