Somalia Elephant Head 1 Centesimo 1950 Copper Coin
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1 CENTESIMO 1950 COPPER COIN
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Toning, spotting, and oxidation, consistent with age of more than 55 years, may be present.
Coin you receive may not be identical to coin shown in photo but will be in same general condition.
In 1950 the United Nations granted Italy trusteeship of a portion of what is now Somalia. Italy struck this attractive copper 1 Centesimo for what was known as Italian Somaliland. Italy granted Somalia independence in 1960.
This 20mm coin features the head of an elephant on the obverse.
For size comparison, USA penny is 19.05 mm in diameter, USA nickel is 21.21 mm in diameter, and USA dime is 17.91 mm in diameter.
The reverse has legends and dates in both Italian and Arabic. To make sure nobody forgets who is in charge the name of the mint, "ROMA" is spelled out in large letters.
Though the coin is over 50 years old, it still retains its original red copper color.
This Somalia Elephant Head Copper Coin makes a great collectible gift for yourself or someone you know!
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