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1826 80 Lire Italian Sardinian Gold Coin NGC AU50+

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Please keep in mind that this listing offers gold coins graded at AU50 or better. The images featured in the listing are for the purposes of visual representation and do not constitute a guarantee of the exact numeric grade on the coin that you will receive.

The Italian lira was one of the most popular and widely circulated gold coins of the late 19th and early 20th centuries on the European continent. The lira denomination was issued by the unified Kingdom of Italy starting in 1861, but its predecessor was the Sardinian lira that was adopted as a result of King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia being the driving force behind the unification of the Italian kingdoms. Right now, you can buy certified 1826 80 Lire Italian Sardinian Gold Coins online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with individual NGC protective plastic slabs!
  • Produced in 1826!
  • 7th year of availability for the 80 Lire Sardinian Gold Coin!
  • Limited number of certified gold coins available!
  • Contains .7465 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of 80 Lire from Sardinia.
  • Issued a Grade of About Uncirculated 50+ by Sardinia.
  • King Charles Felix of Sardinia on the obverse.
  • Sardinian coat of arms with the Savoy shield on the reverse.

With your purchase of the 1826 80 Lire Italian Sardinian Gold Coin in this Provident Metals listing, you will receive a coin that is in About Uncirculated 50, or better, condition. Coins in this condition exhibit only light or trace wear and tear on the highest relief points of the design. The coin may have medium or near-full luster. The coins are packaged in NGC slabs with a custom label. The label includes the stripes of the Italian flag and an image of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.


King Charles Felix of Sardinia features in left-profile relief on the obverse of the 1826 80 Lire Italian Sardinian Gold Coins. This design was the first of his reign and depicts the monarch without a crown. Inscriptions on the coin read CAR FELIX D G REX SAR CYP ET HIER. The date mark of 1826 is featured below the bust of the King.


The Sardinian coat of arms is found on the reverse of 1826 80 Lire Italian Sardinian Gold Coins. In the design, the kingdoms coat of arms has a spade shield with the arms of Savoy present. The shield is topped by an imperial crown and comes with a wreath around the shield. The inscriptions around the outer edge of the design field include DVX SAB GENVAE ET MONTISF PRINC PFD. The face value of L80 is also noted.


When King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia unified the Italian peninsula into one Kingdom of Italy, the Sardinian lira became the currency of the new kingdom. However, it was known as the Italian lira from that point forward.


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Product Details

Year 1826
Condition AU50+
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Almost Uncirculated
Denomination 80 Lire
Country Italy
Edge Style Smooth
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .7465 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Product Series Italian Lire
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
Thickness 2 mm
Provident ID 3864936