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Commemorative coin

The 60th Anniversary of the establishment of the Italian Ministry of Health

Official Journal of the European Union

The design shows an allegorical representation of Health with some symbols of the activities of the Ministry: Environment, Research, Nutrition and Medicine. On the left the logo ‘RI’, acronym of the Italian Republic; above the mintmark of the Mint of Rome ‘R’; at the base of the female figure the initials of the author Silvia Petrassi. From left to right, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘MINISTERO DELLA SALUTE’ and the dates ‘1958-2018’. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

© European Union, 1998-2018, Official Journal of the European Union, 2018/C 118/06

Edge lettering

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


Silvia Petrassi

Volume of issue

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato ( Rom )
Circulation coins ---.12.2018Rolls of 25 coins2.985.000*2,00
Divisional coin set BU04.05.2018Annual coin set also contains 2€ CC «60th Anniversary of the Italian Ministry of Health»10.000*24,00
Box Proof05.03.2018In box5.00020,00
*provisional count