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Italy: New silver coin issued to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the country’s constitution

January 11, 2018 in Coins, Collecting, News, Numismatica, Numismatics

By Michael Alexander

The Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS) have released (2nd January) a new silver coin which is in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Italian constitution, which came into force on the 1st January 1948. Italy’s post-war constitution was written by the 556 deputies in the Italian senate and Chamber of Deputies which the Italian people elected to their first Constitutional Assembly on June 2, 1946.

The assembly approved the constitution on the 22nd December 1947, by a vote of 453 in favour and 62 against. Italy’s post-war constitution was especially important as it recognised two significant changes to Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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