20 Centesimi - Vittorio Emanuele III

20 Centesimi - Vittorio Emanuele III -  obverse20 Centesimi - Vittorio Emanuele III -  reverse

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Features

Country Italy
King Vittorio Emanuele III (1900-1946)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1908-1935
Value 20 Centesimi (0.20 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Nickel
Weight 4 g
Diameter 21.5 mm
Thickness 1.53 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 44,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 45
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

A female figure on the right of the coin holding an ear of wheat in her hand

Lettering: ITALIA

Translation: Italy

Engraver: Luigi Giorgi

Luigi Giorgi or Evaristo Luigi Giorgi (Lucca, 1848 - Rome, August 20, 1912) was a goldsmith, engraver and Italian medalist. He was the chief engraver of the Royal Mint in Rome and the first director-teacher of the School of Medal Art. He is known for his engravings of Italian coins as well as various Chinese patterns.

Reverse

An allegorical figure of Liberty in flight holding a torch in her left hand, with the figure of the crowned Savoy Shield and the names of the author and of the engraver. To the left of the Shield is the denomination, the year of issue, and the mintmark.

Lettering:
C.20
1913
R
L. BISTOLFI M.
L. GIORGI INC.

Translation:
20 Centesimi
1913
R
L. BISTOLFI M.
L. GIORGI INC.

Engraver: Luigi Giorgi

Luigi Giorgi or Evaristo Luigi Giorgi (Lucca, 1848 - Rome, August 20, 1912) was a goldsmith, engraver and Italian medalist. He was the chief engraver of the Royal Mint in Rome and the first director-teacher of the School of Medal Art. He is known for his engravings of Italian coins as well as various Chinese patterns.

Edge

Reeded

20 Centesimi - Vittorio Emanuele III -  obverse

© Italiancoincollector

Mint

R Rome, Italy

Comments

Coins from 1926 to 1935 are for collectors only and have no legal tender.

This coin is also known as "Libertà Librata" ("Hovering Freedom")

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1908 R 14,315,000 0.33 0.56 1.03 1.76 4.18 241.59 23%
1909 R 19,280,000 0.93 0.60 1.21 1.34 5.41 25%
1910 R 21,887,000 0.51 0.66 1.21 1.53 27.60 27%
1911 R 13,671,000 0.39 1.17 3.23 10.79 19%
1912 R 21,040,000 0.24 0.36 1.08 1.53 3.66 25%
1913 R 20,729,000 1.01 0.58 1.21 1.21 72.48 26%
1914 R 14,307,666 0.60 1.21 1.21 1.33 20%
1919 R 3,474,725 5.35 6.04 18.12 8.17 6% rare
1920 R 27,283,800 0.58 1.20 2.42 8.11 27.93 27%
1921 R 50,372,000 0.07 0.30 0.39 1.00 1.55 9.66 3.62 38%
1922 R 17,134,309 0.48 0.68 1.21 2.10 15.10 96.64 18%
1926 R 500 0.2% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1927 R 100 0.15% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1928 R 50 0.2% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1929 R 50 0.2% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1930 R 50 0.15% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1931 R 50 0.17% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1932 R 50 0.19% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1933 R 50 0.2% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1934 R 50 0.15% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare
1935 R 50 0.3% Collectors’ issue; extremely rare

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