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New €2 Coin Celebrates the 750th Anniversary of the Birth of Dante

June 30, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Education, Euro Coins, History, Italian Coins, Italian Mint (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato IPZS), News, Numismatica, Numismatics, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The IPZS – Istituto Poligrafico Zecca dello Stato (Italian State Mint) have issued a new two Euro coin which celebrates and remembers the 750th anniversary of birth of Dante Alighieri (1265 – 1321) one of the most significant Italian poets of the late Middle Ages. Dante is remembered for his work Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa (in modern Italian, Commedia) and later referred to as Divina, which is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and an overall masterpiece of world literature. Born in Florence, Italy and although the exact date of his birth is unknown, Full article at the source>

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