The coin depicts a man and a woman along with an olive branch, an ear of corn, a cogwheel and a length of barbed wire, representing the right to peace, food, work and freedom respectively, along with the links of a chain broken forming the figure ‘60o’. In the centre of the coin are the initials of the issuing country ‘RI’ – 'Republicca Italiana' – and at the bottom is a cartouche with the words 'Diritti Umani' – 'Human Rights.
Subject of commemoration
60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Date of issue