2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

The Republic of San Marino commemorates the 500° birthday of Tintoretto birth by issuing a €2 commemorative coin. The coin obverse, realized by Luciana De Simoni, represents the embrace between the Virgin Mary and Elisabeth, details extract from Visitazione artistic work, preserved by University of San Rocco.

Jacopo Robusti was born in Venice in 1518, son of silk tailor (from where nickname “Tintoretto” comes), known as Tintoret.His pictorial technique saw the coexistence of the color of Tiziano, of which he was the student, and of the artistic feature of Michel-Angel. Regarded as one of major representing artist of venetian school and italian renaissance, he was a precursor of baroque art with its tragic use of the futurology and the light. His most prestigious orders count the realization of the imposing decoration of the University of San Rocco, a prestigious Venetian confraternity.

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

2 euros 2018 Saint-Marin “500° anniversaire de la naissance de Tintoretto” dit Le Tintoret

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

 

2018 €2 commemorative coin of SAN MARIN dedicated to Renaissance painter TINTORETTO

 

 

Caracteristics


Composition: cupronickel –  laiton de nickel, nickel et laiton de nickel


Weigh: gr. 8,50


Diameter: mm. 25,75


Designed by: Luciana De Simoni


Mintage: 60 500 coins


Price: €16,00


Date: 2018 april 5


 

 

Currently a superb exhibition at Luxembourg Museum in Paris celebrates the 500th birthday of the  painter birth.

“Tintoret, birth of a genius”, March 7th – July 1st, 2018 – Luxembourg Museum – PARIS.

 


 Other article: 2017 italian BORROMINI €20 gold coin


 

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Sources : Monnaie de San Marin – UFFICIO FILATELICO E NUMISMATICO – NUMISMAG©

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