€2 San Marino 2010 - 500th anniversary of the death of Sandro Botticelli Maximize

€2 San Marino 2010 - 500th anniversary of the death of Sandro Botticelli

The 2 euros commemorative coin San Marino 2010 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of Sandro Botticelli. (UNCirculated)

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  Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato

2EURO-2187

49,00 €

The coin commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (1445 – 1510), the Italian painter of the Florentine school who is better known as Sandro Botticelli or Il Botticello ("The Little Barrel").
(source : European Central Bank)
  • Weight (g) 8.50
  • Issuing country San Marino
  • Issuing year 2010
  • Type €2 commemorative coin
  • Face Value €2
  • Composition Bi-metal (nickel silver / copper-nickel)
  • Quality Uncirculated
  • Diameter (mm) 25.75
  • Issuing volume 130000

State Mint and Polygraphic Institute

The Italian Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (trans. State Mint and Polygraphic Institute), founded in 1928, is situated at the Piazza Giuseppe Verdi in Rome. As well as producing coins, passports and postage stamps for Italy, it serves the micro-states of the Vatican City and San Marino as well as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, widely considered a sovereign subject of international law.

Banknotes are instead produced by Bank of Italy.

In 2002, IPZS became a public limited company (società per azioni or SpA) with the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (Ministero dell'Economia e delle Finanze) as sole shareholder.