Italy 1922-R 20 centesimi
In 1918, the production of the liberty head 20 centesimi (KM 44) was interrupted. The government dragged out of storage 309 metric tons of old copper-nickel twenty centesimi from the reign of Umberto and restruck them (KM 58). In 1920, supplies ran out and recoining ceased. The old design was resumed 1919-22, when striking for circulation ended.
Recorded mintage: 17,134,309.
Specification: 4 g, nickel, 21.5 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 44; Gig-203.
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