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Centesimo: CM.3589-2003

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Ruler: Vittorio Emanuele II (1861-78) (Struck in the name of)
State: Italy (After)
Issuer: Lauer, Ludwig Christian
Mint: Nuremberg
Mint: Birmingham (After)
Origin: Nüremberg




History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 12.7 mm
Image(width): 12.9 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul


Uncertain 1887 CE - Circa 1888 CE


Mint mark H

Components of the work

Object composed of copper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Vittorio Emmanuele left with legend around

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Legend in wreath with mint-mark below

  • Text: 1 / CENTESIMI / 1887
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3589-2003
Primary reference Number: 159616
Rogers: 2279
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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