• 50 Lire 1990-1995, KM# 95.2, Italy
  • 50 Lire 1990-1995, KM# 95.2, Italy
Description

Engraver: Pietro Giampaoli
Designer: Giuseppe Romagnoli

Variations:
Type A: small ear, no diamond (dot) between ITALIANA and REPVBBLICA below the head, signature "GIAMPAOLI INC."
Type B: large ear, no diamond, signature "GIAMPAOLI INC."
Type C: large ear, small diamond, signature "GIAMPAOLI-INC."
Type D: large ear, big diamond, signature "GIAMPAOLI INC·"

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.

1990
L.50
R

Edge

50 Lire

Small Type
KM# 95.2 Schön# 138
Characteristics
Material Stainless Steel
Weight 2.7 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Italian State Mint and Polygraphic Institute (R)

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