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  • Italy 2014
  • ISSUE DATE : 08-06-2014
  • DESIGNER : Claudia Momoni
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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The 450th Anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei

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The design shows the head of Galileo Galilei from the painting of Justus Sustermans, 1636 (Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi); around, upside, GALILEO GALILEI; on the right, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/astronomic telescope/C.M. (monogram of the Author Claudia Momoni); on the left, superimposed letters of the Italian Republic monogram ‘RI’; in exergue 1564-2014.

The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issued coins

2014: 6.500.000