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Dante Alighieri - 700th anniversary of his death 50€ Gold Coin
Dante Alighieri - 700th anniversary of his death 50€ Gold Coin

Dante Alighieri - 700th anniversary of his death
50€ Gold Coin Proof Quality Yeardate 2021

In 2021, Monnaie de Paris is inaugurating a new series based on literary styles and authors who have marked the history of literature in France and abroad.


On the occasion of the700th anniversary of his death, Monnaie de Paris pays tribute to Dante Alighieri, Italian poet, writer, thinker and politician.


On the obverse is represented in profile, the portrait of Dante Alighieri, the most famous Italian poet. The three parts of the Divine Comedy are represented in his cap:Hell, Purgatory and Paradise. As in Botticelli's representation, the author is crowned with laurel, a symbol of glory. The Duomo and the coat of arms of Florence are also represented to pay tribute to his birthplace. His dates and the name of Dante Alighieri are indicated around the coin. The year 2021 is engraved in the lower right-hand corner.


The reverse side is common to the entire "Art of the Pen series". Several emblematic quotationsare inscribed on it, such as Voltaire’s “Le mieux est l’ennemi du bien", Dante Alighieri's "Lasciate ogne speranza voi ch'intrate", WilliamShakespeare's "To be or not to be: that is the question" or Nietzsche's "Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker". A featheris engraved in the center of the coin and underneath the title of the serie. The mention "RF" is designed at the bottom right of the coin as well as the hallmark of Joaquin Jimenez.

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Ref : 10041356650000

650,00 € 
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Specifications

  • Metal
    OR FIN 999/1000
  • Year date
    2021
  • Weight
    7.780
    g
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage
    500
  • Face value
    50
  • Diameter
    22.000
    mm

The collection "The Ages of Europe"