Italian colored coins

The following colored coins were issued in italy since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002.

Common specifications
Diameter 25.75 mm
Thickness 2.2 mm
Weight 8.5 gr
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
Results 1 - 19 of 19
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2 euros - 750th Anniversary of Dante Alighieri

The second Italian commemorative coin for 2015 marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri. Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (modern ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Designer: Silvia Petrassi
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2015 Unknown - View
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2 euros - Expo 2015 World Exhibition

Expo 2015 is the next scheduled Universal Exposition after Expo 2012, hosted by Milan, Italy, between 1 May and 31 October 2015. It is the second time Milan hosts the exposition, the first being the Milan International of 1906. Expo 2015 is held under ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: "Nutrire IL PIANETA" (Feeding the Planet) - Engraver: Maria Grazia Urbani
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2015 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 200° Anniversary of the Carabinieri

The Carabinieri is the national military police of Italy, policing both military and civilian populations (1814 - 2014).
It was originally founded as the police force of the Kingdom of Sardinia. During the process of Italian unification, it was appointed ...

Krause - Mishler #367
Other information Date of issue: 25 March 2014.
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2014 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He was the oldest of seven children. His father was a musician and wool trader, who wanted his son to study medicine as there was more money in medicine.
His achievements include improvements ...

Krause - Mishler N/A
Other information Legend: GALILEO GALILEI - Designer: Claudia Momoni
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2014 Unknown € 12.10 Buy
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2 euros - 700th Anniversary of the Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous Women, and ...

Krause - Mishler #358
Other information Designer: Roberto Mauri (letter «m») - Legend: "BOCCACCIO"
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2013 Unknown € 12.10 Buy
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2 euros - 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna e mobile" from Rigoletto, "Va, pensiero" (The ...

Krause - Mishler #357
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri (MCC) - Legend: G.VERDI
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2013 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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2 euros - 100 Years since the Death of Giovanni Pascoli

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 ...

Krause - Mishler #355
Other information N/A
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2012 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
Type B - 2012 Unknown € 12.10 Buy
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2 euros - 10 years of euro banknotes and coins

On 1 January 2002, euro banknotes and coins were introduced in 12 Member States of the European Union. The introduction of the euro cash was an unprecedented challenge, but it went smoothly, and billions of banknotes and coins started to circulate in ...

Krause - Mishler #350
Other information Designer: Helmut Andexlinger
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2012 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 150th Anniversary of Italian unification

Italian unification was the political and social movement that agglomerated different states of the Italian peninsula into the single state of Italy in the 19th century. Despite a lack of consensus on the exact dates for the beginning and end of this ...

Krause - Mishler #338
Other information Designer: Ettore Lorenzo Frapiccini
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2011 Unknown - View
Type B - 2011 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 200th Birthday of Camillo Benso, conte di Cavour

Camillo Paolo Filippo Giulio Benso, Count of Cavour, of Isolabella and of Leri was a leading figure in the movement toward Italian unification. He was the founder of the original Italian Liberal Party and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. ...

Krause - Mishler #328
Other information Engraver: Claudia Momon
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2010 Unknown - View
Type B - 2010 Unknown - View
Type C - 2010 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 200th Birthday of Louis Braille

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. Braille was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. Each Braille character or cell is made up of six dot positions, arranged in a rectangle containing two ...

Krause - Mishler #310
Other information Legend: LOUIS BRAILLE 1809-2009
Engraver: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2009 Unknown - View
Type B - 2009 Unknown - View
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2 euros - XX Olympic Winter Games - Turin 2006

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 ...

Krause - Mishler #246
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2006 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 1st anniversary of the European Constitution

The centre of the coin features Europa and the bull, with Europa holding a pen and the text of the European Constitution. To the upper left of the image is the mintmark ‘R’. The initials of engraver Maria Carmela Colaneri, ‘MCC’, appear on the lower left ...

Krause - Mishler #245
Other information Designer: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2005 Unknown - View
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2 euros - 5th decade of the World Food Programme

The foreground shows the globe, tilted to the right and bearing the inscription WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME, from which emerges an ear of wheat, an ear of maize and an ear of rice, the three grains representing the world's basic sources of nourishment.
To ...

Krause - Mishler #237
Other information Engraver: Uliana Pernazza
Year Mintage Price Shop
Type A - 2004 Unknown € 13.20 Buy
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