1936, San Marino (Republic). Beautiful Silver 5 Lire Coin.
Mint Year: 1936
Denomination: 5 Lire
Mint Place: Rome (Italy)
Obverse: Capped/helmeted female bust (personification of the Republic) left.
Legend: REPVBLICA . DI . S . MARINO . 1936 .
Reverse: Olive-branch on plow, splitting value (L-5). Fasces in exergue.
Legend: FORTIS . IN . TEMPERANTIA
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.