• 50 Lire 1954-1989, KM# 95.1, Italy
  • 50 Lire 1954-1989, KM# 95.1, Italy
Description

Engraver: Giuseppe Romagnoli
Designer: Pietro Giampaoli

Obverse

Female head facing right with oak wreath in her curly hair, surrounded by the country name. Designer and engraver names below.

REPVBBLICA·ITALIANA·
ROMAGNOLI GIAMPAOLI.INC

Reverse

Representation of the god Vulcan beating iron on an anvil. Value on the right, the date on the left. Mintmark (R) below the value.

Vulcan is the god of fire including the fire of volcanoes, deserts, metalworking and the forge in ancient Roman religion and myth. He is often depicted with a blacksmith's hammer.

1973
L.50
R

Edge

50 Lire

Large Type
KM# 95.1 Schön# 95
Characteristics
Material Stainless Steel
Weight 6.25 g
Diameter 24.8 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Italian State Mint and Polygraphic Institute (R)

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