1931, San Marino (Republic). Beautiful Silver 10 Lire Coin
Denomination: 10 Lire
Mint Place: Rome (Italy)
Obverse: Facing female figure (personification of the Republic), holding sword and crown. Date (19-31) split in fields.
Legend: * IVSTITIA . SVPREMA . LEX . ESTO *
Reverse: Crowned coat-of-arms (three turrets on three mountains), fasces below. Value (L.10) split in fields.
Legend: REPVBLICA . (crown) . DI . S . MARINO
The Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino) is a country situated in the Apennine Mountains. It is a landlocked enclave, completely surrounded by Italy. Its size is just over 60 km2 with an estimated population of almost 30,000. Its capital is the City of San Marino. One of the European microstates along with Liechtenstein, the Vatican, Monaco, Andorra, and Malta, San Marino has the smallest population of all the members of the Council of Europe. The constitution of San Marino, enacted in 1600, is the world’s oldest constitution still in effect.