Italy 1903-R 2 centesimi

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Between 1861 and 1867, the government struck 153 million two centesimi pieces. It was not until 1895 that more were needed and two centesimi were struck for king Umberto 1895-1900. This is a common date of a type struck for king Victor Emanuel III 1903-08.

Recorded mintage: 5,000,000.

Specification: 2 g, copper, 20.2 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-38.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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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