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1863 10 Lire Italian Gold Coin NGC MS63

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One of the most notable issues of the Lira denomination of Italian gold coins was the 1863 10 Lire. These gold coins were among the first denominations issued following the 1861 unification of various Italian kingdoms and city-states under the rule of Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. Provident Metals currently offers 1863 10 Lire Italian Gold Coins to you for purchase online in certified condition.


  • Arrives with a custom label card inside of an NGC protective slab!
  • Early issue from the unified Kingdom of Italy!
  • Struck through 1865 during the reign of Victor Emmanuel II!
  • Contains .0933 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Issued a face value of 10 Lire by the Kingdom of Italy.
  • Bears a Grade of Mint State 63 from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • The obverse depicts Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, unifier of the peninsula.
  • On the reverse side is the coat of arms for the Kingdom of Italy.

When you purchase one of these 1863 10 Lire Italian Gold Coins from Provident Metals, the specimen you receive comes in Mint State 63 condition from the NGC. coins in this condition showcase a slightly impaired mint luster, small contact marks and scattered heavy marks, and small hairlines that are visible without the aid of magnification. Overall, the coins have an attractive eye appeal. The coins are packaged in NGC slabs with a custom label that includes various symbols representing Italy, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa.


The obverse of 1863 10 Lire Italian Gold Coins comes with a bust of Victor Emmanuel II. In this left-profile portrait, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy is captured with his trademarked beard depicted in the effigy. This side of the coin has inscriptions in Italian for the kings name which reads Vitorio Emanuele II. The date mark of 1863 is also present on this side of the coin.


On the reverse of the 1863 10 Lire Italian Gold Coins is an image of the coat of arms for the Kingdom of Italy. The seal includes a shield that is quartered by a cross with a crown atop the shield and a laurel wreath around the crowned shield. Inscriptions on this face of the coin include Regno DItalia and L10. The former inscription is Italian for King of Italy.


Victor Emmanuel II of Italy was the King of Sardinia who led Italian forces that helped unify the various kingdoms and city-states in Italy. The release of the Italian Lira denomination in 1861 was the first representing a unified Kingdom of Italy. Prior to the issue of these 10 Lire Italian Gold Coins in 1861, the various kingdoms and city-states issued either their own versions of the Lira or used other currencies such the pound, scudo, and fiorino. The Italian Lira was the direct continuation of the Sardinian Lira.


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Product Details

Year 1863
Condition MS63
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Diameter 18.5 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination 10 Lire
Country Italy
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Italian Lire
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content .0964522 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
Thickness 1.6 mm
Provident ID 3847130