Italy 20 cents 2006 - Sculpture by Umberto Boccioni

Obverse of Italy 20 cents 2006 - Sculpture by Umberto Boccioni

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Krause - Mishler KM# 214
Details Umberto Boccioni was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. He helped shape the revolutionary aesthetic of the Futurism movement as one of its principal figures. Despite his short life, his approach to the dynamism of form and the deconstruction of solid mass guided artists long after his death.

Like other Futurists, his work centered on the portrayal of movement (dynamism), speed, and technology
Specifications Diameter - 22.25mm Thickness - 2.14mm Weight - 5.74gr
Composition Nordic gold (89% copper - 5% aluminium - 5% zinc - 1% tin)
Edge Spanish flower shape
Comments Designer: Maria Angela Cassol
Mintage 89,000,000 pieces

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