100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni PASCOLI
In the foreground, a portrait of the poet from Romagna, Giovanni PASCOLI, a representative figure of the Italian literature of the late 19th century.
On the right, the year of issue ‘2012’ and the monogram of the Italian Republic ‘RI’; on the left, the year of the death ‘1912’; the mintmark ‘R’ and the initials of the author Maria Carmela Colaneri ‘MCC’.
At the bottom, the arch-shaped inscription ‘G. PASCOLI’.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.