San Marino 2€ commemorative coin 2021 - The 550th anniversary of the birth of Albrecht Dürer

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Feature: The 550th anniversary of the birth of Albrecht Dürer

Description: The design depicts the Virgin Mary with Baby Jesus, detail of the painting ‘Madonna with Child’ by Albrecht Dürer, kept in the Uffizi Galleries (Florence). At the left is the inscription ‘SAN MARINO’ and the mintmark ‘R’. At the top right is the monogram ‘AD’ with the initials of Albrecht Dürer and at the right is the inscription ‘DÜRER’. At the bottom are the initials of the author Valerio De Seta, ‘VdS’, and the dates ‘1471-2021’. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume: 54 000 coins

Issuing date: August 2021
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Composition: alloy
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Coin type: Commemorative
Designed by Eglė Ratkutė and Ernestas Žemaitis (national side), Luc Luycx (common side)

On the edge of the coin: LAISVĖ * VIENYBĖ * GEROVĖ * (FREEDOM * UNITY * WELL-BEING *)


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Issuing date: Autumn 2021
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