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500 Lire

500 Lire -  obverse500 Lire -  reverse

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Features

Country Italy
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1982-2001
Value 500 Lire (500 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Bimetallic: bronzital center in acmonital ring
Weight 6.8 g
Diameter 25.8 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 111,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 110
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

NOTE: Portrait varieties exist. Size of Head and details of hair and signature vary.

Lettering:
REPVBBLICA ITALIANA
CRETARA

Engraver: Laura Cretara

Laura Cretara (Rome, December 28, 1939) is an Italian medallist and engraver.

Reverse

Piazza del Quirinale, Rome - value ("L.500") in Braille at top of outer ring, as text at bottom, plants either side. Date at bottom of center, central design of a building with statue in front.

Lettering:
⠨⠇⠄⠼⠑⠚⠚⠄
R 1985
L.500

Engraver: Laura Cretara

Laura Cretara (Rome, December 28, 1939) is an Italian medallist and engraver.

Edge

Alternating smooth and reeded segments

500 Lire -  obverse

© ZacUK

Comments

1982 only average head





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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1982 R 162,026,000 0.12 0.49 0.47 0.47 1.45 33% average head
1983 R 138,000,000 0.18 0.18 0.32 0.49 0.74 29%
1984 R 162,000,000 0.18 0.22 0.32 0.49 0.63 32%
1985 R 162,000,000 0.14 0.38 0.38 0.39 1.30 27% large signature
1985 R 20,000 0.6% Proof
1985 R 0.23 1.02 6% small signature, uncommon
1986 R 17,500 0.5% Proof
1986 R 165,000,000 0.27 0.27 0.42 0.42 0.45 29% small signature
1987 R 200,000,000 0.17 0.17 0.41 0.42 28% large signature
1987 R 10,000 0.3% Proof
1987 R 0.48 1.08 1.96 5% small signature, uncommon
1988 R 142,000,000 0.09 0.25 0.54 0.65 23%
1988 R 9,000 0.2% Proof
1989 R 155,000,000 0.26 0.27 0.37 0.54 0.43 26%
1989 R 9,250 0.3% Proof
1990 R 130,000,000 0.11 0.36 0.41 0.54 0.76 21%
1990 R 9,400 0.2% Proof
1991 R 0.40 0.49 1.94 8% large head
1991 R 11,400 0.4% Proof
1991 R 140,000,000 0.35 0.55 0.55 17% small head, uncommon
1992 R 0.43 0.49 3% large head
1992 R 9,500 0.3% Proof
1992 R 150,000,000 0.44 0.37 0.36 0.36 17% small head
1995 R 110,000,000 0.19 0.19 0.37 0.54 17%
1995 R 7,960 0.2% Proof
2000 R 61,400 0.5% In Sets only, uncommon
2000 R 10,000 0.16% Proof
2001 R 100,000 9.74 0.9% In Sets only, uncommon
2001 R 10,000 0.6% Proof

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