A pizza to collect

A pizza to collect

The Italian mint celebrates pizza with a 5 euro coin depicting Pulcinella, the famous Neapolitan carnival mask, together with the most famous pizza in the world, the margherita. The coin is part of the series “Cultura Enogastronomica Italiana” and will be produced in 8.000 pieces.

The decision of the Italian mint is important to highlight the cultural value of the art of the Neapolitan pizzaiuolo (pizza maker), a Unesco intangible heritage of humanity, and its relationship with the city of Naples. The coin is also a support to the worldwide #pizzaUnesco campaign supported by more than 2 million signatures collected all over the world” comments Alfonso Pecorario Scanio, president of Fondazione Univerde.