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Coin "Flora in Art Masterpieces – Neoclassicism"

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Флора в шедеврах искусства – неоклассицизм

Name Flora in Art Masterpieces – Neoclassicism
Presented by Italian Mint
Nominal value 20 euro
Metal Gold 900°
Weight 6,451 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1,9 mm
Mintage 1200 pcs.
Production quality Proof finish
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: bust of Flora in front view with light drapery, head in profile reclined to the right and crowned with roses; wax model for a cameo created by Benedetto Pistrucci (1784-1855) and conserved at the Museum of the Mint in Rome; around, inscription “REPUBBLICA ITALIANA” and dot decorated frame. Reverse: Diana bathing between two nymphs in a scenery with rocks and a tree; detail from the wax model Diana and Atteone by Benedetto Pistrucci conserved at the Museum of the Mint in Rome; on the left, the year of the coin’s issue “2015” and the value “20 EURO”; below, name of the designer “V. DE SETA” and the letter “R” identifying the Mint of Rome; around, inscription “FLORA NELL’ ARTE” and dot decorated frame.
A brief annotation Flourished between the second half of the 18th century and the first thirty years of the 19th century, Neoclassicism is a European cultural movement whose main feature is a return to classical forms which was inspired by the aesthetic ideals of Greek, as well as Roman and Egyptian culture. Neoclassicism affected all aspects of art, thus contributing to a deep social and cultural renewal and representing a trait-d’union between Enlightenment and Romanticism.
Designer Valerio de Seta
Producer Italian Mint

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Григорий Малеев
Как жаль что у Италии сейчас номинал евро, а не лира. Лира больше под дизайн подходит
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УСПЕХ
Хорошая монета , в классическом понимании данного слова .
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Аристарх Сергеев
понравилось! ни чего лишнего, классический античный сюжет  
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Guest
ПРОСТО ШИКАРНО! КЛАССИКА!!!
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