5 euro - 700th Anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri - Purgatorio
Series: Italy - Silver 5 euro coins
Obverse: profile of Dante Alighieri, detail inspired by a painting by Sandro Botticelli (private collection). Around, the inscription “REPUBBLICA ITALIANA” with a star at its end.
Reverse: representation of Purgatorio encircled by the sea, the sun and the stars and, at the end of the last terrace, a wall of fire and the Divine Forest standing out on its top; around, the inscription “PURO E DISPOSTO A SALIRE A LE STELLE” (pure and willing to rise to the stars), the closing verse of the cantica of Purgatorio. On the right, the value “5 EURO”; on the left “R”, identifying the Mint of Rome; below, the date “2022”, the year of the coin’s issue, and the name of the designer “MOMONI”. Coin with coloured elements.