5 euro Bimetallic coin in coincard dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Fausto Coppi, Brilliant Uncirculated.
ISSUE DATE: 2nd SEPTEMBER 2019
Fausto Angelo Coppi was born in Castellania, in the province of Alessandria, on 15 September 1919 in a family of modest origins.
Since the adolescienza per hobby runs around here and there on a rudimentary bicycle given to him by his uncle.
In July 1937 he disputed his first race. The route is not easy, even if it takes place mostly from one provincial country to another. Unfortunately in the middle of the race he is forced to retire because a tire deflates unexpectedly.
In the first year of professionalism, arriving with an advantage of 3'45 "in the Florence-Modena stage of the Giro d'Italia, he won a victory that allowed him to deny the general forecasts that Gino Bartali wanted to win in the pink race. in fact he, Fausto Angelo Coppi.
The cycling champion won 110 races, 53 of which for posting.
Fausto Coppi died on 2 January 1960 from a malaria contracted during a trip to Alto Volta and not diagnosed in time, which killed his life at just 41 years old.
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