2 Euros Falcone - Borsellino

2 Euros (Falcone - Borsellino) - obverse2 Euros (Falcone - Borsellino) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Italy
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2022
Value 2 Euros
2 EUR = USD 2.14
Currency Euro (2002-date)
Composition Bimetallic: nickel brass clad nickel center in copper-nickel ring
Weight 8.5 g
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number
N#
324287
References KM# 471
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

30th Anniversary of the deaths of Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino

Obverse

Portraits of the two Italian judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino inspired by a picture of Tony Gentile.

Above, the arch-shaped inscription “FALCONE - BORSELLINO”; below, the dates “1992 2022”, the year of the deaths of both anti-Mafia judges and that of the coin’s issue, respectively, with the acronym of the Italian Republic “RI” in between; on the right, "R", identifying the Mint of Rome; on the left, “VdS”, initials of the designer Valerio de Seta; around, the twelve stars of the European Union.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FALCONE - BORSELLINO
1992 2022
RI
R
VdS

Unabridged legend: Repubblica Italiana

Translation: Italian Republic

Designer: Valerio De Seta

Reverse

A geographical map of Western Europe spans the outer ring and inner core on the right side of the coin. The inscription 2 EURO is superimposed over the map of Europe, with the numeral “2” located in an open field representing the eastern Atlantic Ocean. 12 stars are located on the right side of the outer ring, with six stars atop the map of Europe and six stars below it; six vertical stripes cut across the inner core of the coin, visually connecting the upper and lower star segments.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
2 EURO
LL

Designer: Luc Luycx

Edge

Finely ribbed with edge lettering: six times the sequence "2 *" alternately upright and inverted

Script: Latin

Lettering: 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 *

2 Euros (Falcone - Borsellino) -  obverse

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Mint

R Rome, Italy (476-date)

Comments


Two magistrates who had become leaders of the struggle against Cosa Nostra, were both murdered in 1992 by savage mafia bombs.


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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2022 R 2 975 500 $ 2.10 $ 2.50 $ 3.30 $ 3.60 95%
2022 R 12 000 $ 18 2% BU coincard
2022 R 12 500 $ 50 2% Proof Version
2022 R 250 000 $ 3.40 1.1% Special coin rolls (10.000 roll x 25 coins)

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