5 Lire - Pius XII (1951 - 1958)

obverse of 5 Lire - Pius XII (1951 - 1958) coin with KM# 51 from Vatican City. Inscription: PIVS · XII P · M · AN · XIII GIAMPAOLI
reverse of 5 Lire - Pius XII (1951 - 1958) coin with KM# 51 from Vatican City. Inscription: CITTA DEL VATICANO 1951 L · 5 IVSTITIA

Features

Denomination 5 Lire
Catalog Number KM# 51
Weight (g) 1
Diameter (mm) 20
Thickness (mm) 1.6
Shape: Round
Composition: Aluminum
Not Magnetic
Orientation Coin orientation ↑↓
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Pietro Giampaoli
Lettering:
PIVS · XII
P · M · AN · XIII
GIAMPAOLI


Description:
Pope Pius XII facing right.

Reverse

Engraved by Pietro Giampaoli
Lettering:
CITTA DEL VATICANO
1951 L · 5
IVSTITIA


Description:
Justice standing with sword and scales, date and denomination.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1951 1,500,000 Very Common
1952 1,500,000 Very Common
1953 1,500,000 Very Common
1955 30,000 Very Common
1956 60,000 Very Common
1957 30,000 Very Common
1958 30,000 Very Common

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