2 Lire - Pivs XII

Features

Issuer Vatican City
Pope Pius XII (1939-1958)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1951-1958
Value 2 Lire (2 VAL)
Currency Lira (1929-2001)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 0.8 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.54 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 28 February 2002
Number N# 9198
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 50
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned shield

Lettering:
PIVS·XII·PONT·MAX·A·XIII
GIAMPAOLI

Engraver: Pietro Giampaoli

Reverse

Fortitude standing with lion at feet

Lettering:
CITTA' DEL VATICANO
L·2 1955
FORTITVDO

Engraver: Pietro Giampaoli

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951  400 000 $ 0.51 $ 1.46 $ 1.19 38% XIII
1952  400 000 $ 1.94 $ 0.76 $ 1.52 38% XIV
1953  400 000 $ 1.17 $ 1.28 $ 1.24 $ 1.50 38% XV
1955  20 000 6% XVII
1956  20 000 5% XVIII
1957  30 000 5% XIX
1958  30 000 $ 1.29 $ 3.94 10% XX

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