Italy 1 cent

From 2002 until now

Castel del Monte near Bari.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.348.599.500 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 9.637.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 99.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 179.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 158.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 214.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 179.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 174.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 125.448.100 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 133.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 217.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 249.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 149.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 220.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 160.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 260.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 2 cents

From 2002 until now

The Mole Antonelliana tower in Turin.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.098.866.250 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 21.555.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 119.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 119.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 195.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 139.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 134.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 184.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 120.243.400 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 108.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 79.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 149.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 114.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 120.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 140.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 150.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 5 cents

From 2002 until now

The Coliseum of Rome, the famous amphitheatre built by emperors Vespasian and Titus that was inaugurated in 80 AD.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.341.442.204 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 1.844.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 9.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 69.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 118.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 84.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 89.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 84.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 67.618.100 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 36.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 75.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 79.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 39.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 30.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 70.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 80.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 10 cents

From 2002 until now

Detail of 'The birth of Venus', the famous painting by Sandro Botticelli, and a triumph of Italian art.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.142.083.000 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 29.714.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 4.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 99.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 179.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 104.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 104.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 105.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 91.328.400 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 75.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 99.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 14.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 9.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 10.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 15.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 40.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 20 cents

From 2002 until now

Sculpture by Umberto Boccioni, a master of the Italian futurist movement.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.411.536.000 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 25.893.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 4.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 4.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 4.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 4.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 4.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 59.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 57.787.000 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 66.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 4.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 14.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 9.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 5.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 5.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 5.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 50 cents

From 2002 until now

The paving design of Piazza del Campidoglio with the equestrian statue of emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 1.136.418.000 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 44.563.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 4.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 4.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 4.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 4.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 4.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 2.453.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 9.209.800 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 4.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 4.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 4.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 4.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 5.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 4.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 5.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 1 euro

From 2002 until now

The Vitruvian man, the famous drawing by Leonardo da Vinci showing the ideal proportions of the human body.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 965.725.300 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 66.230.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 4.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 4.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 107.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 134.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 134.956.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 144.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 96.533.100 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 87.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 4.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 4.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 4.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 5.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 3.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 3.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 2 euros

From 2002 until now

Portrait drawn by Raphaël of poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), author of 'The Divine Comedy'. The edge lettering is 2** repeated six times, alternately upright and inverted.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2002 -- 463.402.200 150.000
150.000 - Basic (2002)
---
2003 -- 36.098.000 100.000
50.000 - Basic (2003)
50.000 - Commemorative. Working Europe (2003)
12.000
2004 -- 6.925.000 65.000
35.000 - Basic (2004)
30.000 - Commemorative. 50th anniversary of television in Italy (2004)
10.000
2005 -- 61.943.900 49.500
25.000 - Basic (2005)
24.500 - Commemorative. 85th anniversary of the birth of Federico Fellini (2005)
6.600
2006 -- 9.951.700 42.500
20.500 - Basic (2006)
22.000 - Commemorative. 60th anniversary of the Italian republic (2006)
5.800
2007 -- 4.955.490 39.000
20.000 - Basic (2007)
19.000 - Commemorative. 5th anniversary of the Kyoto protocol (2007)
5.510
2008 -- 2.456.400 38.600
20.000 - Basic (2008)
18.600 - Commemorative. 30th anniversary of the IFAD foundation (2008)
5.000
2009 -- 1.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500
2010 -- 5.788.100 38.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
5.000
2011 -- 13.954.500 40.000
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
5.500
2012 -- 26.959.500 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990
2013 -- 9.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820
2014 -- 15.969.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
2.820
2015 -- 2.000.000 24.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
2.820
2016 -- 10.000.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
2.040
2017 -- 2.000.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
3.000
2018 -- ??? ??? 2.000

Italy 2 euros commemorative

2004 - Forty years of the World Food Programme

Three ears of grain: wheat, maize and rice, the three grains representing the world’s basic sources of nourishment, emerge from behind a globe. This commemorates the start of the World Food Programme’s fifth decade.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2004 -- 16.000.000 --- ---

2005 - First anniversary of the signing of the European Constitution

Europa and the bull are featured in the centre of the coin. She holds a pen and the text of the European Constitution, which was signed in Rome on 29 October 2004.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2005 -- 18.000.000 --- ---

2006 - XX Winter Olympic Games of Turin 2006

A skier is featured together with Turin’s landmark, the Mole Antonelliana tower, and the words ‘Giochi Invernali’ (Winter Games).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2006 -- 40.000.000 --- ---

2007 - 50th anniversary of signing of the Treaty of Rome

Common issue

The coin shows the treaty with the signatures of the six founding countries on a background evoking the paving – designed by Michelangelo – of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the Treaty was signed on 25 March 1957, giving birth to the modern-day European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2007 -- 5.000.000 --- ---

2008 - 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The coin depicts a man and a woman along with an olive branch, an ear of corn, a cogwheel and a length of barbed wire, representing the right to peace, food, work and freedom respectively, along with the links of a chain broken forming the figure ‘60o’. In the centre of the coin are the initials of the issuing country ‘RI’ – 'Republicca Italiana' – and at the bottom is a cartouche with the words 'Diritti Umani' – 'Human Rights.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2008 -- 2.500.000 --- ---

2009 - Ten years of economic and monetary union (EMU) and the birth of the euro

Common issue

The centre of the coin shows a stylised human figure whose left arm is prolonged by the euro symbol. The initials ΓΣ of the artist appear below the euro symbol. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 1999-2009 and the acronym EMU translated into the national language(s) appear at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 1.953.900 40.600
22.000 - Basic (2009)
18.600 - Commemorative. 13th world swimming championship (2009)
5.500

2009 - 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth

The coin features a hand with the fingers passing over a book's pages, symbolising braille, the reading and writing system invented by Louis Braille for blind and visually impaired people.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2009 -- 1.985.000 15.000
15.000 - 2 euros. 200th anniversary of Louis Braille's birth (2009)
---

2010 - 200th anniversary of Cavour's birth

The coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810-1861), a key figure in the Italian unification and founder of the Italian Liberal Party and the political newspaper Il Risorgimento. It features Cavour's portrait executed by Francesco Hayez in 1864.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2010 -- 3.941.000 54.000
21.000 - Basic (2010)
17.000 - Commemorative. Alfa Romeo (2010)
16.000 - 2 euros. 200th anniversary of Cavour's birth (2010)
5.000

2011 - The 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy

The inner part of the coin shows, at the centre, three Italian flags in the wind, representing the three past 50th anniversaries - 1911, 1961 and 2011. This illustrates a perfect link between generations and is the logo of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2011 -- 9.941.150 53.350
22.000 - Basic (2011)
18.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy (2011)
13.350 - 2 euros. The 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy (2011)
5.500

2012 - 10 years of the Euro

Common issue

The Euro-sign in the centre of the coin shows that the Euro has become an element of particular importance in Europe as well all over the world as the Euro evolved to a global player in the international monetary system in the last 10 years. The design elements around the Euro-symbol on the coin express the importance of the Euro to the people, to the financial world (ECB tower), to trading (ships), to industry (factories), to the energy sector and research and development (wind power stations). The initials AH of the artist appear under the image of the ECB tower. The name(s) of the issuing country in the national language(s) appear(s) at the top, while the indication 2002-2012 appears at the bottom.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2012 -- 15.000.000 35.000
16.000 - Basic (2012)
19.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the Sistine Chapel (2012)
3.990

2012 - 100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pascoli

In the foreground is a portrait of the poet from Romagna, Giovanni Pascoli, a representative figure of the Italian literature of the late 19th century. On the right we see the year of issue “2012” and the monogram of the Italian Republic “RI”. On the left is the year of the death “1912”; the mintmark “R” and the initials of the author Maria Carmela Colaneri ”MCC”. At the bottom, we see the arch-shaped inscription “G. PASCOLI”.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2012 -- 15.000.000 12.000
12.000 - 2 euros. 100th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Pascoli (2012)
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2013 - 700th Anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio

Head of Giovanni Boccaccio in three quarter view facing right, drawn from the fresco by Andrea del Castagno, around 1450 ca. (Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi); around, on the bottom, BOCCACCIO 1313 2013; on the right, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/ RI (monogram of Italian Republic) / m (monogram of the Author Mauri).

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2013 -- 9.988.000 12.000
12.000 - 2 euros. 700th Anniversary of the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio (2013)
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2013 - 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi

The design shows the bust of Giuseppe VERDI in three quarter view facing left. On the left, are the superimposed letters of the Italian Republic monogram ‘RI’/1813 and on the right, R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/2013; in exergue, MCC (monogram of the Author Maria Carmela COLANERI)/G. VERDI.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2013 -- 9.975.180 22.000
10.000 - Basic. 200th Anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (2013)
12.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Gabriele d'Anunzio (2013)
2.820

2014 - 200th Anniversary of the Carabinieri

The design shows a reinterpretation of the sculpture "Pattuglia di Carabinieri nella tormenta" made in 1973 by Antonio Berti; on the right, superimposed letters of the Italian Republic monogram “RI” / 2014; on the left, 1814; up, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome); in exergue, LDS (monogram of the Author Luciana De Simoni) / CARABINIERI.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 6.475.000 20.000
20.000 - 2 euros. 200th Anniversary of the Carabinieri (2014)
5.000

2014 - 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei

The design shows the head of Galileo Galilei from the painting of Justus Sustermans, 1636 (Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi); around, upside, GALILEO GALILEI; on the right, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/astronomic telescope/ C.M. (monogram of the Author Claudia Momoni); on the left, superimposed letters of the Italian Republic monogram “RI”; in exergue 1564-2014.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2014 -- 6.469.000 27.000
12.000 - Basic. 450th Years since the Birth of Galileo Galilei (2014)
15.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the death of Bramante (2014)
4.000

2015 - Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan

The designs depicts a composition symbolising the fertility of Earth: on a semicircle indicating the terrestrial sphere, a seed fed by the water waits to sprout; above the Earth, a vine, an olive twig and an ear grow from a tree trunk; around, the inscription “NUTRIRE IL PIANETA”; on the left the initials of the designer Maria Grazia Urbani, “MGU”; on the right, the monogram of Italian Republic “RI” and “R”, identifying the Mint of Rome; in the middle, logo of the EXPO MILANO 2015. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 3.450.000 44.000
12.000 - Basic. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
12.000 - Commemorative. 500th anniversary of the birth of Saint Philip Neri (2015)
20.000 - Coin card. Universal Exposition Expo 2015 in Milan (2015)
8.000

2015 - 30th Anniversary of the Flag of Europe

Common issue

Twelve stars that morph into human figures are embracing the birth of a new Europe. The design shows the EU flag as a symbol that unites people and cultures with shared visions and ideals for a better common future.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 995.000 --- 5.000

2015 - 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri

The design shows Dante with an open book in his left hand and the Purgatory mountain at the back: detail from the illustration of the Divine Comedy painted by Domenico di Michelino (1417-1491) in the Dome of S. Maria del Fiore in Florence; in the centre, the monogram of the Italian Republic “RI”; at the right the inscription “R”, identifying the Mint of Rome; below the inscription “SP”, initials of Silvia Petrassi and the dates “1265 2015”, i.e. the year of the anniversary and that of the coin’s issue respectively; arch shaped, the inscription “DANTE ALIGHIERI”. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2015 -- 3.500.000 15.000
15.000 - 2 euros. 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri (2015)
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2016 - 550th Anniversary of the death of Donatello

Head of the David by Donatello (detail of the bronze sculpture kept in Florence, National Museum of Bargello): on the left is the logo of the Italian Republic “RI”; below, on two lines , is written “1466” and “2016” and on the right, “C.M.”, the initials of the author Claudia Momoni; below “DONATELLO”.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- 1.500.000 15.000
15.000 - Coin card. 550th Anniversary of the death of Donatello (2016)
6.000

2016 - 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto

Theatre masks representing two characters of the New Comedy, the young woman and the slave, from a mosaic of the II century A.D. (Rome, Capitoline Museums); around construction plan of a Roman theatre and the logo of the Italian Republic “RI”; on the left side “R” and on the right side “LDS”, initials of the author Luciana De Simoni; below “184 a. C.”, “2016” and “PLAUTO”. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2016 -- 1.500.000 23.000
12.000 - Basic. 2200th Anniversary of the death of Tito Maccio Plauto (2016)
11.000 - Commemorative. 150th anniversary of the birth of Benedetto Croce (2016)
10.000

2017 - 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice

Façade of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice; in the exergue the dates “1617” and “2017”, respectively year of the completion of the Basilica and year of the issue of the coin, beside the logo of the Italian Republic “RI”; below the inscription “SAN MARCO”; on the right “LDS”, initials of the author Luciana De Simoni; on the top the inscription “VENEZIA”, and the mintmark of the Mint of Rome “R”. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- 1.500.000 21.000
11.000 - Basic. 400th Anniversary of the completion of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (2017)
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome (2017)
11.000

2017 - Bimillenary of the death of Titus Livius

Bust of the Roman historian Titus Livius, taken from a work by Lorenzo Larese Moretti; on the left the logo of the Italian Republic “RI”, and “C.M.” initials of the author Claudia Momoni; on the right “17” and “2017”, respectively year of the death of Livius and year of the issue of the coin, and the mintmark of the Mint of Rome “R”; around circle of dots and the inscription “TITO • LIVIO”. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2017 -- 1.500.000 10.000
10.000 - Coin card. Bimillenary of the death of Titus Livius (2017)
7.000

2018 - The 70th Anniversary of the Coming into Force of the Italian Constitution

Enrico De Nicola, provisional Head of State, signs the act of promulgation of the Constitution of the Italian Republic on December 27, 1947; on his right, the Head of Government Alcide De Gasperi, on the left, Umberto Terracini, President of the Italian Constituent Assembly. Above, the inscription “COSTITUZIONE” and the monogram of the Italian Republic “RI”; in exergue, the inscription “CON SICURA COSCIENZA”, “R”, the mintmark of the Mint of Rome, and the dates “1948 • 2018”, respectively year of the coming into force of the Italian Constitution and year of the issue of the coin. The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- 4.000.000 25.000
10.000 - Commemorative. 70th anniversary of the Italian constitution (2018)
15.000 - Coin card. 70th Anniversary of the Coming into Force of the Italian Constitution (2018)
9.000

2018 - 60 years since the formation of the Ministry of Health

The design shows an allegorical representation of Health with some symbols of the activities of the Ministry: Environment, Research, Nutrition and Medicine. On the left the logo ‘RI’, acronym of the Italian Republic; above the mintmark of the Mint of Rome ‘R’; at the base of the female figure the initials of the author Silvia Petrassi. From left to right, in semi-circle, the inscription ‘MINISTERO DELLA SALUTE’ and the dates ‘1958-2018’.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2018 -- 3.000.000 10.000
10.000 - Basic. 60th anniversary of the institution of the Ministry of Health (2018)
5.000

2019 - 500 years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci

The design shows a detail of the painting ‘Dama con l'ermellino’ (Lady with an Ermine) by Leonardo da Vinci (National Museum in Krakow). On the left, the inscription ‘LEONARDO’, the initials of the author Maria Angela Cassol ‘MAC’ and the logo ‘RI’ acronym of the Italian Republic; on the right, ‘R’, mintmark of the Mint of Rome and the dates ‘1519-2019’, respectively the year of Leonardo’s death and the year of the coin issuance. The coin’s outer ring bears the 12 stars of the European Union.

Year Mint Mintage BU Proof
2019 -- ??? ???