Italy: Commemorative €2 coin issued in celebration of the 70th anniversary of country’s constitution

The Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS) have released (2nd January) a new bi-metallic €2 coin that is minted in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Italian constitution, which came into force on the 1st January 1948. The Italian constitution was written by the first post-war chamber of deputies and senate elected in June […]

Italy: Beautiful city of Trento featured on “Italy of the Arts” coin series

The Istituto Poligrafico Zecca della Stato (IPZS) have released (19th September) a new €5 silver Proof coin which is the second of two 2017 coins in the hugely successful series “Italy of the Arts.” The smaller of these two coins for features the beautiful city of Trento—where architecture, art, history, and nature perfectly blend together. The […]

Italy: Gioachino Rossini 10 Euro Silver Coin

The Italian State Mint has issued a new silver coin dedicated to composer Gioachino Rossini, who wrote 39 operas during his career and until his retirement in 1829 became the most popular opera composer in history. He is best known for comic operas such as The Barber of Seville and La Cenerntola and French language […]