2 euro 150th Anniversary of the Death of Alessandro Manzoni - proof
|SHIPMENT IN ITALY||Yes|
|METAL||Inner part: nickel and brass - outer ring: copper and nickel|
|TYPOLOGY||Monete Italia Euro|
|YEAR OF ISSUE||2023|
|AVAILABILITY DATE||May 15, 2023|
|NET WEIGHT (gr)||8,5|
Obverse: half-length portrait of Alessandro Manzoni inspired by the image of the Italian writer reproduced on the 100,000 lire banknote issued in 1967. On the left, "RI", acronym of the Italian Republic, the dates "1873-2023", the year of the writer’s death and that of the coin’s issue respectively, and, arch-shaped, “ALESSANDRO MANZONI”; on the right, "R", identifying the Mint of Rome and "AV", initials of the designer Antonio Vecchio. Around, the twelve stars of the European Union.