2 Lire

Features

Country Italy
King Umberto I (1878-1900)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1894-1898
Value 2 lire (2 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 82 × 45 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1906
References P# 35
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

King Umberto I on the left

Lettering:
Regno D'Italia

BUONO di CASSA
a corso legale
da DUE lire

Reverse

Value, coat of arms

Lettering:
Decreto ministeriale 22 febbraio 1894
Lire 2
Reg.to alla corte dei conti il 23 febbraio 1894

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1894-Feb-22  Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 1-39
1895-Nov-9  Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 40-44
1897-Feb-15  Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 45-64
1898-Jul-13  Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 65-69

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