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Coin "200 years since the birth of Louis Braille" 2 euro Italy

    Italy's commemorative coin "200 years since the birth of Louis Braille" with a face value of 2 euro was issued in 2009 with a circulation of 2 million coins.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts a hand reading an open book using Braille. Vertically, the inscription "LOUIS BRAILLE" is placed and the years "1809-2009" are indicated. At the bottom of the coin is the name of Louis Braille in font for the blind. Also on the coin is the designation of the Italian Republic - "RI." In the outer circle there are 12 stars of the European Union.

 

2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm

 

 

List of Italian euro commemorative coins

 2004-50 years of the World Food Programme

2005 - Anniversary of the adoption of the European Constitution

2006 - 20th Winter Olympic Games in Turin

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2008 - 60 years of the Declaration of Human Rights

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2010 - 200 years since the birth of Camillo Cavour

2011 - 150th anniversary of Risorgimento

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2012 - 100 years since the death of Giovanni Pascoli

2013 - 700 years since the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio

2013 - 200 years since the birth of Giuseppe Verdi

2014 - 200 years of Italian carabinieri

2014 - 450 years since the birth of Galileo Galileo

2015 - Expo 2015 in Milan

2015 - 750 years since the birth of Dante Alighieri

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - 550 years since the death of Donatello

2016 - 2200 years since the death of Titus Mactius Plavt

2017 - 400th anniversary of the completion of St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice

2017 - 2000 years since the death of Titus Libya

2018 - 70 years of the Italian Constitution

2018 - 60th anniversary of the Italian Ministry of Health

2019 - 500 years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci

2020 - 80 years of the National Fire Corps of Italy

2020 - 150 years since the birth of Maria Montessori

2021 - 150 years since the proclamation of Rome as the capital of Italy

2021 - Doctors