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1862/1881 20 Lire Italian Gold Coin NGC AU53+

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One of the most popular gold coins struck on the European continent during the 19th and 20th centuries was the Italian lira. The gold coins of this series were part of the Latin Monetary Union and were widely circulated throughout the continent. Right now, you can buy 1862/1881 20 Lire Italian Gold Coins online at Provident Metals with an NGC certification.


  • Arrives with an individual NGC plastic slab!
  • Available coins in this listing include an 1862 or 1881 date!
  • Limited number of certified gold coins available!
  • Contains .1867 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of 20 Lire from the Kingdom of Italy.
  • Issued a Grade of About Uncirculated 53 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • The obverse features either King Victor Emmanuel II or King Umberto I.
  • On the reverse side of the coin is the seal of the Kingdom of Italy.
  • Please note you may get one date mark or the other and we do not promise a specific one when you purchase.

Provident Metals is pleased to offer you the 1862/1881 20 Lire Italian Gold Coin in this listing with a certification from the NGC. The grading process determined that these coins are About Uncirculated coins with a grade of 53-plus on the Sheldon numeric scale. Coins in this condition exhibit medium or near-full mint luster with light or just trace wear and tear on the highest points. We do not guarantee in advance which date mark and design you will receive with your purchase. You will get a coin with an AU53+ grade and a date mark of either 1862 or 1881.


The obverse of the 1862/1881 20 Lire Italian Gold Coin comes with an image of the reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Italy. These portraits match either the 1862 or 1881 date mark. King Victor Emmanuel II is on the 1862 dated coin, while King Umberto I is on the 1881 dated coin. The inscriptions on this face of the coin identify the monarch and include the date mark.


On the reverse side of 1862/1881 20 Lire Italian Gold Coins is a depiction of the coat of arms for the Kingdom of Italy. The quartered shield of the kingdom is depicted with a wreath around it and inscriptions that include REGNO DITALIA and L20.


The Italian Gold Coins of the lira denomination were based on the Sardinian lira. King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy had previously been the King of Sardinia before he united the kingdoms of the peninsula into one unified kingdom.


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Product Details

Year 1862/1881
Condition AU53+
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Thickness 1.3 mm
Diameter 21.5 mm
Condition Almost Uncirculated
Denomination 20 Lire
Country Italy
Edge Style Smooth
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .1867 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Product Series Italian Lire
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
Provident ID 3864947