Italian Commemorative coins

The following 2 euro commemortaive coins were issued in italy since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core), center Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel)
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
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Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - St Mark's Basilica in Venice

The coin marks the 400th Anniversary of the Completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice. The motive was announced on 22 December 2016 by the director of the Italian mint, Adriano Balma. The motif represented on the coin is composed of an image ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Luciana De Simon
Year Mintage Price Shop
2017 1,500,000 pieces € 3.45 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 2000 years since the death of Titus Livius

The coin is dedicated to the Bimilenary of the Death of Tito Livio, a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome and the Roman people – Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City). Tito Livio was born and died in what is ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Claudia Momoni - Legend: Tito Livio
Year Mintage Price Shop
2017 1,500,000 pieces € 3.00 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 550th anniversary of the death of Donatello

Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, better known as Donatello, was an early Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture worked in stone, bronze, wood, clay, stucco and wax. He had several assistants, with four perhaps being a typical ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Claudia Momoni - Legend: DONATELLO
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 1,500,000 pieces € 3.00 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Titus Maccius Plautus

The coin is dedicated to the 2200th anniversary of the death of Titus Maccius Plautus. Titus Maccius Plautus, commonly known as Plautus, was a Roman playwright of the Old Latin period. His comedies are the earliest Latin literary works to have survived ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Luciana De Simoni
Year Mintage Price Shop
2016 1,000,000 pieces € 3.05 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 30th anniversary of the EU flag

In July 2015, the 19 euro-area countries jointly issued a commemorative euro coin celebrating 30 years of the EU flag. Regardless of the country, it bears the same design on the national side, normally reserved for a motif specific to that country. This ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 1,000,000 pieces € 3.35 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 750th Anniversary of Dante Alighieri

The second Italian commemorative coin for 2015 marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri. Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Silvia Petrassi
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 3,500,000 pieces € 3.60 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - Expo 2015 World Exhibition

Expo 2015 is the next scheduled Universal Exposition after Expo 2012, hosted by Milan, Italy, between 1 May and 31 October 2015. It is the second time Milan hosts the exposition, the first being the Milan International of 1906. Expo 2015 is held under ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: "Nutrire IL PIANETA" (Feeding the Planet) - Engraver: Maria Grazia Urbani
Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 3,500,000 pieces € 3.25 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 200° Anniversary of the Carabinieri

The Carabinieri is the national military police of Italy, policing both military and civilian populations (1814 - 2014). It was originally founded as the police force of the Kingdom of Sardinia. During the process of Italian unification, it was appointed ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #367
Other information Date of issue: 25 March 2014.
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 6,500,000 pieces € 3.35 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He was the oldest of seven children. His father was a musician and wool trader, who wanted his son to study medicine as there was more money in medicine. His achievements include improvements ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: GALILEO GALILEI - Designer: Claudia Momoni
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 6,500,000 pieces € 3.30 Buy
Image of Italy 2 euros commemorative coin
2 euros - 700th Anniversary of the Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous Women, and ... [ More ]

Krause - Mishler #358
Other information Designer: Roberto Mauri (letter «m») - Legend: "BOCCACCIO"
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 10,000,000 pieces € 3.30 Buy
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