Details italy 2008
  • Italy 2008
  • ISSUE DATE : 10-10-2008
  • DESIGNER : Maria Carmela Colaneri
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Edited by tiko165
25-11-2014 the 09:46

The inner part of the coin depicts a man and a woman with an olive branch, an ear of corn, a cogwheel and some barbed wire, symbols representing the right to peace, food, work and freedom respectively, along with the links of a chain broken to form the figure ‘60o’. In the centre of the coin are the initials of the issuing country ‘RI’; to the left the year 2008; to the right the initials ‘MCC’ of the artist Maria Carmela Colaneri and the mint mark ‘R’; at the bottom, a cartouche with the inscription ‘DIRITTI UMANI’.

The outer ring of the coin depicts the twelve stars of the European flag

Issued coins

2008: 2.500.000