Italy 1 cent 2003 - Castle del Monte

Obverse of Italy 1 cent 2003 - Castle del Monte

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Krause - Mishler KM# 210
Details Castel del Monte is a 13th-century citadel and castle situated in Andria in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

It stands on a promontory, where it was constructed during the 1240s by the Emperor Frederick II. Described by the Enciclopedia Italiana as "the most fascinating castle built by Frederick II", the site is protected as a World Heritage Site.
Specifications Diameter - 16.25mm Thickness - 1.67mm Weight - 2.27gr
Composition Copper plated steel (94.35% steel - 5.65% copper)
Edge Smooth
Comments Designer: Eugenio Driutti
Mintage 131,000,000 pieces

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