1926-1935 Italy Silver 5 Lire

83.5% Silver


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Get a beautiful obsolete Italian 5 Lire coin, struck in 83.5% fine silver profiling King Vittorio Emanuele III, the last king of Italy to be featured on a coin!

  • Struck in 83.5% fine silver from 1926-1935
  • Reverse features an eagle with spread wings, perched on a large fasces, or bundle of rods with an axe, ancient Rome's symbol of authority
  • The king's support of fascist dictator Benito Mussolini during WWII lead to the monarchy's abolishment by popular referendum in 1946
  • Vittorio Emanuele III died in exile in Egypt in 1947
  • An exceptional coin collector, his magnificent collection of more than 110,000 Italian-minted pieces from the Medieval Period into the 20th Century is housed at the National Museum of Rome

Add this fascinating silver lire to your world collection!