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Commemorative coin

1st anniversary of the signing of the European Constitution

Official Journal of the European Union

The inner part of the coin shows a representation of Europa and the bull. Europa holds a pen and the text of the European Constitution. To the upper left of the image is the mintmark ‘R’. The initials of the engraver Maria Carmela Colaneri ‘MCC’ appear at the lower left. The year of mintage appears in the top right of the illustration above the head of the bull. In the lower part of the illustration there is the monogram of the Italian Republic, ‘RI’. The words ‘COSTITUZIONE EUROPEA’ form a quasi-semicircle on the lower part of the outer ring. Twelve stars are depicted on the upper part of the outer ring.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2005/C 283/06

Edge lettering

« 2 ★ » repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted


Maria Carmela Colaneri

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Circulation coins 29.10.2005Rolls of 40 coins18.000.0002,00