Italy Complete Year Set - Louis Braille 2009

Obverse of Italy Complete Year Set - Louis Braille 2009

Please ignore the date on the coins

Details The Year Set consists of: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros commemorating the 200th Birthday of Louis Braille (unc).

Italian euro coins have a design unique to each denomination, though there is a common theme of famous Italian works of art from one of Italy's renowned artists. Each coin is designed by a different designer, from the 1 cent to the 2 euro coin they are: Eugenio Driutti, Luciana De Simoni, Ettore Lorenzo Frapiccini, Claudia Momoni, Maria Angela Cassol, Roberto Mauri, Laura Cretara and Maria Carmela Colaneri.

All designs feature the 12 stars of the EU, the year of imprint and the overlapping letters "RI" for Repubblica Italiana (Italian Republic) and the 2 euro coin depicts a hand reading an open book by touch and above the index finger pointing at the vertical inscription 'LOUIS BRAILLE 1809-2009', are two birds symbolising freedom of knowledge.

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