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  • ISSUE DATE : 01-01-2002
  • DESIGNER : Maria Carmela Colaneri
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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Portrait of Raphael of Dante Alighieri

Edited by tiko165
03-09-2016 the 13:44

The portrait is housed in the Pope Julius II Wing of the Vatican Palace.


Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages.

His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa and later called Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.



Issued coins

2002: 463.552.000 2003: 36.210.000 2004: 7.000.000 2005: 62.000.000 2006: 10.000.000 2007: 5.000.000 2008: 2.500.000 2009: 2.000.000 2010: 5.829.100 2011: 14.000.000 2012: 27.000.000 2013: 10.000.000 2014: 3.000.000 2015: 5.000.000 2016: No data 2017: No data