€2 Republic of San Marino 2013 - 500th anniversary of the death of the Italian painter Pinturicchio

The 2 euros commemorative coin Republic of San Marino 2013 commemorates the 500th anniversary of the death of the Italian painter Pinturicchio. (UNCirculated)

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  Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato

2EURO-2262

39,00 €

In the foreground, the fresco ‘Christ among the doctors’; in the lower part, the inscription ‘SAN MARINO’ in semi-circle; to the left, the letter ‘R’, which is the Italian mint mark; below the fresco, the name of the author ‘MOMONI’; above the fresco, the inscription ‘PINTURICCHIO’ in semi-circle with the years ‘1513’ and ‘2013’ below it.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
(source : Official Journal of the European Union)
  • Weight (g) 8.50
  • Issuing country San Marino
  • Issuing year 2013
  • Type €2 commemorative coin
  • Face Value €2
  • Composition Bi-metal (nickel silver / copper-nickel)
  • Quality Uncirculated
  • Diameter (mm) 25.75
  • Issuing volume 110000

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.