Italy 2 euros 2008 - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Obverse of Italy 2 euros 2008 - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Krause - Mishler KM# 301
Details 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 ear of corn, a cogwheel and some barbed wire, symbols representing the right to peace, food, work and freedom respectively, along with the links of a chain broken to form the figure 60o.

Issue date: December 2008
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 Legend: DIRITTI UMANI
Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Mintmark: Initials of the engraver (MCC)
Mintage 5,000,000 pieces

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