The design shows the head of Galileo Galilei from the painting of Justus Sustermans, 1636 (Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi); around, upside, GALILEO GALILEI; on the right, superimposed letters R (monogram of the Mint of Rome)/astronomic telescope/ C.M. (monogram of the Author Claudia Momoni); on the left, superimposed letters of the Italian Republic monogram “RI”; in exergue 1564-2014.
Subject of commemoration
450th Anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei (born in 1564)
Date of issue