The design depicts the penitent Magdalene, detail of the homonymous work by Caravaggio, kept at the Doria Pamphilj Gallery in Rome. At the top left is the inscription “SAN MARINO”, and underneath are the dates “1571-2021”. At the left are the initials of the author Silvia Petrassi, “SP”. At the top right are the inscription “CARAVAGGIO” and the mintmark.
The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.
Subject of commemoration
The 450th anniversary of the birth of Caravaggio
Date of issue