10 euro: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Series: Italy: Silver 10 euro coins
In the foreground, representation of the portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti, from a burin line engraving by Giulio Bonasone. At the base of the work the signature of Michelangelo and the name of the author “U. PERNAZZA”; around the inscription “REPUBBLICA ITALIANA”. In the foreground, detail of the sculpture “David”, conserved at the Galleria dell’Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence. On the right, element drawn from the architectural studies for Porta Pia in Rome. On the left, vertical, the issue year “2012” and the logo of the Europe Star Programme; below, the mintmark “R” and the face value “EURO 10”.