5 Centesimi of Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy from Milan Engraver: Giuseppe Ferraris (Italian, 1791–1869)
Mint: Milan
Ruler: Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, Italian, 1820–1878, ruled 1861–78

Medium

Copper

Dimensions

4.67 g, 6:00, 25.1 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number

2001.87.34492

Culture
Period

Kingdom of Italy

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: VITTORIO EMANUELE II RE D'ITALIA. Bearded portait of Victor Emmanuel II left.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: 5 CENTESIMI 1861 in three lines at center, encircled by vegetal wreath (laurel and oak), under a star
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, lire, money

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