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.

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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 ...

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
Other information Date of issue: 25 March 2014.
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 65,000,000 pieces € 3.45 Buy
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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 ...

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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 6,500,000 pieces - View
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2 euros - 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna e mobile" from Rigoletto, "Va, pensiero" (The ...

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
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri (MCC) - Legend: G.VERDI
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 10,000,000 pieces € 3.65 Buy
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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 ...

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
Other information Designer: Roberto Mauri (letter «m») - Legend: "BOCCACCIO"
Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 10,000,000 pieces € 3.40 Buy
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2 euros - 100 Years since the Death of Giovanni Pascoli

Giovanni Placido Agostino Pascoli was an Italian poet and classical scholar. He was born at San Mauro di Romagna (in his honor renamed "San Mauro Pascoli" in 1932), into a well-to-do family. He was the fourth of ten children of Ruggero Pascoli and Caterina ...

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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 15,000,000 pieces € 3.60 Buy
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2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ...

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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 15,000,000 pieces € 3.65 Buy
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2 euros - 150th Anniversary of Italian unification

Italian unification was the political and social movement that agglomerated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century. Despite a lack of consensus on the exact dates for the beginning and end of this ...

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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and * repeated six times
Other information Designer: Ettore Lorenzo Frapiccini
Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 10,000,000 pieces € 3.65 Buy
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2 euros - 200th Birthday of Camillo Benso, conte di Cavour

Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso, Count of Cavour, of Isolabella and of Leri was a leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was the founder of the original Italian Liberal Party and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. ...

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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and * repeated six times
Other information Engraver: Claudia Momon
Year Mintage Price Shop
2010 3,941,000 pieces € 3.60 Buy
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2 euros - 200th Birthday of Louis Braille

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. Braille was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. Each Braille character or cell is made up of six dot positions, arranged in a rectangle containing two ...

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
Other information Legend: LOUIS BRAILLE 1809-2009
Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 1,953,900 pieces - View
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2 euros - 10th anniversary of the EMU and the birth of the euro

A first attempt to create an economic and monetary union between the members of the European Communities goes back to an initiative by the European Commission in 1969. However, the introduction of the euro started principally on 31 December 1998, when ...

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
Other information Designer: Georgios Stamatopoulos

Legend: REPUBBLICA ITALIANA UEM (l' unione economica e monetaria)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 1,985,000 pieces € 4.05 Buy
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2 euros - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On 10 December 2007, Human Rights Day, the Secretary-General and High Commissioner for Human Rights launched a year-long celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
A man and a woman with an olive branch, an ...

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
Other information Legend: DIRITTI UMANI
Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Mintmark: Initials of the engraver (MCC)
Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 5,000,000 pieces € 4.95 Buy
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2 euros - 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

The Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community and ultimately led to the introduction of the euro in 1999 and the euro banknotes and coins in 2002. The anniversary was celebrated on 25 March 2007 and the euro area countries have marked ...

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
Other information Legend: TRATTATI DI ROMA/50o ANNIVERSARIO/EUROPA/REPUBBLICA ITALIANA
Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 5,000,000 pieces € 4.45 Buy
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2 euros - XX Olympic Winter Games - Turin 2006

An image of a skier, a dynamic, curvilinear figure, is in the centre of the coin. Above him are the words ‘GIOCHI INVERNALI’ and to his left the location of the Winter Games is marked by the word ‘TORINO’ and an image of Turin’s landmark Mole Antonelliana ...

Krause - Mishler #246
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
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
2006 40,000,000 pieces € 5.95 Buy
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2 euros - 1st anniversary of the European Constitution

The centre of the coin features Europa and the bull, with Europa holding a pen and the text of the European Constitution. To the upper left of the image is the mintmark ‘R’. The initials of engraver Maria Carmela Colaneri, ‘MCC’, appear on the lower left ...

Krause - Mishler #245
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
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
2005 18,000,000 pieces € 5.10 Buy
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2 euros - 5th decade of the World Food Programme

The foreground shows the globe, tilted to the right and bearing the inscription WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME, from which emerges an ear of wheat, an ear of maize and an ear of rice, the three grains representing the world's basic sources of nourishment.
To ...

Krause - Mishler #237
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
Other information Engraver: Uliana Pernazza
Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 16,000,000 pieces € 5.10 Buy
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