Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato Italiano
5 Euro Silver Proof - 450th Anniversary of the Birth of Caravaggio - Italy - 2021
Since 1977 in the heart of Milano
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Proof Silver 925 Coin
- Diameter mm. 32
- Weight g. 18
- Mintage 6.002 pcs
In Original Italian Mint Box.
OBVERSE: Portrait of Caravaggio, from a pastel drawing by Ottavio Leoni (Biblioteca Marucelliana, Florence). Around, "REPUBBLICA ITALIANA"; in exergue, the name of the designer, "PETRASSI".
REVERSE: An angel with large swallow wings seen from behind while playing the violin, detail from "Rest on the flight into Egypt", a painting dating back to 1597 by Michelangelo Merisi, also known as Caravaggio (Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Rome). On the left, the inscription "CARAVAGGIO" and "R", identifying the Mint of Rome; on the right, the dates "1571•2021", the year of the painter's birth and that of the coin’s issue respectively, and the value "5 EURO".
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