Italy 1-LIRA (KM77a)

Eagle

The republican eagle is clutching a fasces, which is a bundle of birch rods tied together as a cylinder around an ax. The term fascism descends from this term, and in fact the symbol on this coin was widely used in Fascist Italy.


Diameter
26.7 mm
Composition
Steel
Catalogue #
KM77a
Obverse Legend
VITTORIO EMANUELE III RE E IMP
Reverse Legend
ITALIA L 1

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