Menu

2 Euro Giovanni Boccaccio

2 Euro (Giovanni Boccaccio) -  obverse 2 Euro (Giovanni Boccaccio) -  reverse

Features

Country Italy
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2013
Value 2 Euro
EUR = 2.22 USD
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 ↑↑
References KM# 358, Schön# 350
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

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 facial 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)

© Cyrillius

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.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2013 R 9,988,000 2.82 2.22 2.24 4.30 3.33
2013 R 12,000 In Sets only

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: Quetzalkoala, MattL, cercafil1966, qqruzas, Victor Marques, Evangelistas, Juan Valverde, piibeleht, STEFANOS_CoinsCollection, Papounet, Roberto-9558, carlos.fernandes, manu-gizer, gianca, Nicoska06, EddievB, nico.cec, mario.fiammelligmail.com, Jojo54000, sacha24, Birkencoin, golden monnet, albert1er, rmj, setare1304, algarbiorum-rex, lilianc, Sitri, loran_ch, denegri, lemwi, elcdral, mobitel.kvas, conligus, lisou33, greg_ya, Mickabzh35, ranaetbovem, botchek, Anto coin, sourcefinder, tonidefrancia, jozefpalik

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Vatican City
Languages : English Spanish Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×116)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×39)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×81)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×78)
Country: Lithuania
Languages : English Lithuanian Polish Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×99)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×67)
Country: Estonia
Languages : English German Estonian Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×29)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Greek
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×26)
Country: Ireland
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×13)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×72)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Spanish French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: none
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×73)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×67)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×64)
Country: Belgium
Languages : English French Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×280)
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Spanish French Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×96)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×58)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: none
Country: Italy
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×136)
Country: Denmark
Languages : English Hungarian Russian Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×111)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: none
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×65)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×25)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English Slovenian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×13)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×172)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew Russian
Feedback: 4/54/54/54/54/5 (×25)
Country: France
Languages : French English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: Slovenia
Languages : English German Croatian Slovenian Serbian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×223)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×4)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×155)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×19)
Country: France
Languages : French Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×127)
Country: Slovakia
Languages : English Czech Hungarian Slovak

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 7 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Italy

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
2 Euro (Giovanni Boccaccio)