20 euro - 250th Anniversary of the death of Luigi Vanvitelli

Series: Italy - Gold 20 euro coins

Image of 20 euro coin - 250th Anniversary of the death of Luigi Vanvitelli | Italy 2023.  The Gold coin is of Proof quality.
Obverse: in the foreground, a portrait of Luigi Vanvitelli drawn from a painting by an unknown artistandconserved at the Accademia di San Luca; in the background, a shell, a motif which is a recurring decorative element in Vanvitelli’s architecture. Around, the inscription “REPUBBLICA ITALIA”; on the left, the name of the designer “U. PERNAZZA”. Reverse: in the foreground, “Amorino”, detail from the sculpture of Venus and Adonis located in the Park of the Royal Palace of Caserta; in the background, prospectus of the Royal Palace through the Park; around, on the left and above, the inscription “LUIGI VANVITELLI”; on the right, the value “20 EURO”; on the left, “R”, identifying the Mint of Rome; in exergue, “1773•2023”, ”the date of Vanvitelli’s death and that of the coin’s issue respectively.