Details italy 2011
  • Italy 2011
  • ISSUE DATE : 26-04-2011
  • DESIGNER : Ettore Lorenzo Frappiccini
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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The 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy

Edited by tiko165
24-11-2014 the 15:18

The inner part of the coin shows, at the centre, three Italian flags in the wind, representing the three past 50th anniversaries — 1911, 1961 and 2011 — which illustrate a perfect link between generations: this is the logo of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.


At the top, the inscription ‘150o DELL’UNITA’ D’ITALIA’ (150th anniversary of the unification of Italy); at the right, the initials of the issuing country ‘RI’ (Republic of Italy); at the bottom, the dates ‘1861 › 2011 › ›’; under the dates, at the centre, the mintmark ‘R’ and at the right, the initials of the artist Ettore Lorenzo Frapiccini and the first three letters of the Italian name of his profession (incisore) ‘ELF INC.’ The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.



Issued coins

2011: 10.000.000