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  • Italy 2015
  • ISSUE DATE : 30-07-2015
  • DESIGNER : Silvia Petrassi
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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The 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri 1265-2015

Edited by tiko165
03-08-2015 the 09:28

The design shows Dante with an open book in his left hand and the Purgatory mountain at the back: detail from the illustration of the Divine Comedy painted by Domenico di Michelino (1417-1491) in the Dome of S.

Maria del Fiore in Florence; in the centre, the monogram of the Italian Republic ‘RI’; at the right the inscription ‘R’, identifying the Mint of Rome; below the inscription ‘SP’, initials of Silvia Petrassi and the dates ‘1265 2015’, i.e. the year of the anniversary and that of the coin’s issue respectively; arch shaped, the inscription ‘DANTE ALIGHIERI’.

Issued coins

2015: 3.500.000