The Decameron

Country: Cameroon
Year of Issue: 2023
Face Value: 5000 francs CFA
Metal: Silver. 999
Weight: 5 oz
Dimensions: 65 mm
Quality: Antique finish
Mintage: 333 pcs
Features: High relief, edge numbering
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Giovanni Boccaccio is one of the most prominent Italian writers. As a result of his 100 short stories, the Decameron, he captured the essence of Italy's soul, representing the stories that breathe life and truth.

His world-famous literary masterpiece inspired MINT XXI to create a 5 oz silver collectible coin describing the stories are woven, the way of life of the progressive bourgeoisie, who combined respect for conventions with an open-minded attitude toward personal behavior. The high-relief technique conveys in detail the images of intertwining bodies. The 65 mm coin is engraved with scenes of elegant stories combined with romantic, funny, and tragic moments of human life and the human mind.

Take a look at the masterpiece of classical Italian prose in a silver coin, and become part of the whirlwind of life.