Thursday, February 17, 2011

San Marino 2 euro 2010 & 2011

New bimetallic circulating commemoratives:

"2010: 500th Anniversary of the Death of Sandro Botticelli"
"2011: 500th Anniversary of the Birth of Giorgio Vasari"

2010 coin depicts "Pleasure", a detail of one of the three dancing Graces, freely inspired by the painting "La Primavera" by Sandro Botticelli:

2011 coin shows a detail of the painting by Giorgio Vasari, "Giuditta decapita Oloferne":

(information by Pabitra Saha)

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

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