Italy 2 Euro 2016 Plautus

In 2016 it has been 2,200 years since the famous comedy playwright Titus Maccius Plautus (about 251 BC - about 184 BC) died. Plautus was renowned for the... Read more
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Additional Information

SKU IT16-2EURO7
Theme Plautus
Worth 2 euro
Metal Koper-nikkel-messing
Country Italy
Quality UNC
Circulation 1.500.000
Year 2016
Weight 8,5 gram
Diameter 25,75
Category Special euro coins

Product Description

In 2016 it has been 2,200 years since the famous comedy playwright Titus Maccius Plautus (about 251 BC - about 184 BC) died. Plautus was renowned for the powerful style of his humorous and vibrant work. His best-known work were written after he lost his money. By writing a number of funny and happy plays, that were very successful, he again earned a lot of money. On the coin a fragment of a comic play, a young woman with a slave, is depicted. This mosaic hangs in a museum in Rome. At the bottom of the coin are the years 184 ac (BC) and 2016 along with the name æPlautoÆ (Plautus).