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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2018, 05:18:13 PM »
In 2002 Italy switched to using the euro in circulation. Any comments?
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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2018, 05:19:21 PM »
The year date on the L.500 silver coin issued beginning in 1958 is on the edge.
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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2018, 05:20:57 PM »
Thank you. So that's why I couldn't see it.
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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2019, 05:38:21 PM »


Here you see the reverse design of the 1997 1000 lire coin.



Below you see the reverse design from 1998 onward. The map has changed. Why?
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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2019, 05:52:12 PM »
Below you see the reverse design from 1998 onward. The map has changed. Why?

Apparently, to show Liechtenstein. ;D

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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #20 on: September 16, 2019, 06:05:44 PM »
Apparently, to show Liechtenstein. ;D

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The 1997 design showed the pre-1990 "West Germany" joined to the Netherlands. The 1998 design showed the correctly enlarged Federal Republic.
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Re: Italy's final pre-euro coinage
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2019, 07:39:34 PM »
At least they did the right thing and covered most of the UK with a cloak of silence. ;)  Yeah, it is odd that in 1997 a designer would not know about what happened in 1990. At least this is about as amusing as misspelled country names (e.g. Chiie) on coins ...

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