2 Euro – 500th Anniversary of the Death of Raffaello Sanzio (2020)

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Image source: Ufficio Filatelico e Numismatico Vaticano

Description obverse

Design that reproduces and interprets the nostalgia for beauty seen in Raphael’s eyes in the self-portrait present in the fresco of the School of Athens and in the expressions of the two unforgettable little angels that he depicted and placed at the base of the Sistine Madonna, a surprisingly natural element in this astounding work. Inscriptions RAFFAELLO SANZIO, 1520 - 2020 and CITTA' DEL VATICANO

Description reverse

A map, next to the face value, shows European continent without borders. 2 EURO LL.


Vatican City State. 2 Euro (Base Metal) 2020, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato Roma. CoCo VA-2020-0010.