Italy 1 euro 2005 - Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci

Obverse of Italy 1 euro 2005 - Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci

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Krause - Mishler KM# 216
Details The famous drawing is displayed in the gallery of the Academy in Venice, illustrating the ideal proportions of the human body.

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. His genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance Man, a man of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination".
Specifications Diameter - 23.25mm Thickness - 2.33mm Weight - 7.5gr
Composition BiAlloy (Nk/Ng), ring Nickel brass (75% copper - 20% zinc - 5% nickel), center Cupronickel (75% copper - 25% nickel clad on nickel core)
Edge Interrupted milled
Comments Designer: Laura Cretara
Mintage 128,000,000 pieces

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