2 euro: 200th anniversary of birth of Camillo Benso
The coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour (1810-1861), a key figure in Italian unification and early Italian liberalism, and the founder of the political newspaper "Il Risorgimento". It features a portrait of Cavour based on a painting by Francesco Hayez from 1864.
|Issue date:||March 2010|
|Face value:||2 euro|
|Alloy:||Bimetal: CuNi, nordic gold|
|Quality:||Proof, BU, UNC|
|Mintage:||4 mil. pc|