2 Euro Giovanni Boccaccio

Features

Issuer Italy
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2013
Value 2 Euro
2 EUR = 2.36 USD
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
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 50746
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 358,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 350
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

700th Anniversary of the Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio

Obverse

The design shows the head of Giovanni BOCCACCIO in three quarter view facing right, drawn from the fresco by Andrea del Castagno, around 1450 ca. (Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi); around, on the bottom, BOCCACCIO 1313 2013; on the right, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/RI (monogram of Italian Republic)/m (monogram of the author Roberto Mauri). The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Lettering:
R
RI
m
BOCCACCIO 1313 2013

Engraver: Roberto Mauri

Reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows the European continent without borders.

Lettering: 2 EURO LL

Engraver: Luc Luycx

Luc Luycx is the designer of the common side of the euro coins. Luycx is a computer engineer, and medallist living in Dendermonde, Belgium, and has worked for the Royal Belgian Mint for 15 years. He designed the euro coins in 1996.

Edge

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

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

2 Euro (Giovanni Boccaccio) -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

R Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Rome, Italy (1911-date)

Comments

Giovanni Boccaccio  was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On Famous Women.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2013 R 9 988 000 2.48 2.36 2.36 2.36 2.36 3.66 3.66 99%
2013 R 12 000 1.9% In Sets only

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