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Commemorative coin

100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pascoli

Official Journal of the European Union

In the foreground, a portrait of the poet from Romagna, Giovanni PASCOLI, a representative figure of the Italian literature of the late 19th century. On the right, the year of issue ‘2012’ and the monogram of the Italian Republic ‘RI’; on the left, the year of the death ‘1912’; the mintmark ‘R’ and the initials of the author Maria Carmela Colaneri ‘MCC’. At the bottom, the arch-shaped inscription ‘G. PASCOLI’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2013/C 102/03

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 10.10.2012Rolls of 25 coins14.988.0002,00
Folder BU02.07.201212.00012,50