Italy 2 euros 2006 - XX Olympic Winter Games - Turin 2006 (Colored)

Obverse of Italy 2 euros 2006 - XX Olympic Winter Games - Turin 2006
Krause - Mishler KM# 246
Details 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 building.

The monogram of the Italian Republic ‘RI’ and the mintmark ‘R’ are also to the skier’s left. The year of issue, 2006, and the initials of the designer (MCC) are shown to his right. The 12 stars of the European Union encircle the design.

Issue date: January / February 2006
Specifications Diameter - 25.75mm Thickness - 2.2mm Weight - 8.5gr
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
Comments Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri

This coin has been artificially colorized

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