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Italy 1 Centisimo and 2 and 5 Centesimi  1908 to 1918
Italy 1 Centisimo and 2 and 5 Centesimi 1908 to 1918

These are neat bronze coins from Italy, Sandy. They come in 1, 2, and 5 centesimi denominations, all with the same pattern, but different in size. It is difficult to find these coins in nice shape, and collectors always pay more for coins with pleasing eye appeal. The coin in our picture has well-defined features and fairly even coloring (maybe somewhat splotchy) and this makes it a valuable coin.

We will quote, as usual, approximate catalog values for these coins. It is up to you to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values using the concepts presented on our Terminology page.

1 CENTISIMO:
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $8
fully uncirculated: $20
coins dated 1911 and 1918 are more rare, cataloging for about $35 in average circulated condition
coins dated 1908 are very rare -- $700 catalog value in average circulated condition

2 CENTISIMI:
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $4
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $50
coins dated 1905 and 1908 are more rare, cataloging for about $15 in average circulated condition
coins dated 1907 are very rare -- $200 catalog value in average circulated condition

5 CENTISIMI:
worn: $4 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $120
coins dated 1908, 1912, and 1915 are more rare, cataloging for about $30 in average circulated condition

Coin: 9008 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Sandy, Sun, 09-Oct-2011 15:21:21 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 03-Dec-2013 03:56:11 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 27-Nov-2015 18:27:56 GMT
Requester description: 1915 Front: face of man, Vittorio Emanvele III Re D Italia Back: Women in flowing dress standing on the hull of a boat holding some kind of bouquet - Cent 1
Tags: italy 1 centisimo centesimi 2 5 itialy italiana italians intaly italian ditalia italiane italia itali centesimos centisimos centesimo centisimi centlsimo man vittorio emanvele emanuel iii women woman dress standing stand hull boat ship bouquet flower cent male mann mens mans vitturio vitt vitorio vittori emmanuele emanuele emanele emanvel lsdy femal lady female feminine fem womans females womens ladys princess ladies stands saling sailing steamboat clipper warship sailboat sails masted ships boats outriggers vessel sail sailingship outrigger florets blossom fler fleurs lises petals leis lisse flowerettes flur folwers stems trefoils floral lily petels orchid lis posy flowers fllower flour orcid bud lilly fleur lei petal bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals peny cents pennys pennies penny wooden wood woods

  

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