2 Lire

Features

Country Italy
King Vittorio Emanuele II (1861-1878)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1874
Value 2 lire (2 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 79 × 45 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 3
  • 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

Head of Italy, value

Lettering:
BIGLIETTO CONSORZIALE
a corso forzoso ed inconvertibile
Vale DUE lire
Legge 30 aprile 1874

Reverse

Value

Lettering:
2 Due Lire
La legge punisce i fabbricatori di biglietti falsi, chi li introduce e li usa nel Regno e chi, avendoli ricevuti per veri, li rimette in circolazione dopo conosciutane la falsità

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1874-Apr-30  Signature: Dell'Ara-Mirone

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