Italy 1895-R centesimo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Between 1861 and 1867, the government struck 190 million one centesimo pieces. It was not until 1895 that more were needed and this type was struck 1895-1900. This is a common date. King Umberto was assassinated by an anarchist in 1900.

Recorded mintage: 13,860,000.

Specification: 1 g, copper, 15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-29; Gig-58.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Gigante, Fabio, Gigante 2016: Catalogo Nazionale delle Monete Italiano Dal '700 All'Euro, 24a ed. Varese, Italy, 2015.
  • Montenegro, Eupremio, Montenegro 2015: Manuale del Collezionista di Monete Italiane, 30 ed., Torino, Italy: Montenegro s.a.s., 2014.

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