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San Marino


Commemorative coin

400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare

Official Journal of the European Union

The design depicts a portrait of the poet. On the right, in a semi-circle, the dates ‘1616-2016’ and the name of the issuing country ‘San Marino’; on the bottom right, the initials of the artist ‘MB’. On the left, in a semi-circle, the inscription ‘William Shakespeare’; on the bottom left, the mintmark ‘R’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2019, Official Journal of the European Union, 2016/C 153/05

Edge lettering

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


Matthieu Bonaccorsi

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Folder BU22.09.201680.00015,00
Divisional coin set Proof10.11.2016also contains 2€ CC «550 years since the death of Donatello» and 2€ CC «400 years since the death of William Shakespeare»2.800127,00