Annual set 9 pieces 2023 - 100th Anniversary of the birth of Italo Calvino
|SHIPMENT IN ITALY||Yes|
|METAL||Various - 5 euro coin: Ag 925‰|
|TYPOLOGY||Euro Italian Coins|
|YEAR OF ISSUE||2023|
|AVAILABILITY DATE||Jun 10, 2023|
5 euro 100th Anniversary of the birth of Italo Calvino:
Obverse: portrait of Italo Calvino. On the left, “1923 2023”, the date of the author’s birth and that of the coin’s issue respectively. Around, “REPUBBLICA ITALIANA” and “ITALO CALVINO”.
Reverse: depiction of a scene from Italo Calvino’s 1957 novel “Il Barone Rampante” with the two protagonists, Cosimo and Violante, reproduced in the foreground against a profile of the Ligurian coast and Sanremo in particular, a city which was very dear to the author. On the right, “R”, identifying the Mint of Rome, and the value “5 EURO”, in exergue, the signature of the designer “AVecchio”.