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  • ISSUE DATE : 01-01-2002
  • DESIGNER : Claudia Momoni
  • DIAMETER : 25,75mm
  • WEIGHT : 8,5 grams
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Birth of Venus

Edited by tiko165
03-09-2016 the 13:43

He Birth of Venus is a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli. Botticelli was commissioned to paint the work by the Medici family of Florence.

 

It depicts the goddess Venus, having emerged from the sea as an adult woman, arriving at the sea-shore (which is related to the Venus Anadyomene motif).

The painting is on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.



Issued coins

2002: 1.142.233.000 2003: 29.826.000 2004: 5.000.000 2005: 100.000.000 2006: 180.000.000 2007: 105.000.000 2008: 105.000.000 2009: 106.000.000 2010: 91.369.400 2011: 76 2012: 100.000.000 2013: 15.000.000 2014: 10.000.000 2015: 10.000.000 2016: No data 2017: No data