Italy 2 euros 2012 - 100 Years since the Death of Giovanni Pascoli (Colored)

Obverse of Italy 2 euros 2012 - 100 Years since the Death of Giovanni Pascoli
Krause - Mishler KM# 355
Details 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 Vincenzi Alloccatelli. His father was administrator of an estate of farm land of the Princes Torlonia on which the Pascoli family lived.

In the centre of the coin the effeigy of Giovani Pascoli is depicted. Under his effigy there is the inscription G. PASCOLI. On the rigt part of the coin there is the yearmark (2012) and under of it the Italian monogramm (RI). On the left part of the coin the year when Pascoli was birt is minted (1912) and under of it there is the mint mark and the designer's mark. The twelve stars of the European Union surround the design on the outer ring of the coin.
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
Edge Combination of the number 2 and ** repeated six times
Comments This coin has been artificially colorized

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