Latest Gold Coins in Flora and Fauna in Art Masterpieces Series

April 29, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, Italian Coins, Italian Mint (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato IPZS), News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)


The IPZS (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato) or the Italian State Mint have issued two new gold coins which feature “Flora and Fauna in Art Masterpieces.” The successful series was launched four years ago. This year the representation of animals and flowers is taken from famous works of art which focuss on Neoclassicism as regards the 20 euro coin and on Rococo and Macchiaioli as far as the 50 euro coin is concerned. The design of the 20 EURO coin includes works from the famed coin and medal sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci (1784 – 1855) who became the chief engraver… Full article at the source>

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