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20 Lire Vittorio Gold Coin XF+

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Though introduced in 1807 during the rule of Napoleon I, the Lira didnt become Italys official currency until 1861 following the formation of the kingdom under Vittorio Emanuele II. If you have a love of history, it can be fascinating to consider the contexts in which gold currency was minted and circulated. These Italian Lire coins featuring united Italys first king are no exception. Right now, you can buy 20 Lire Vittorio Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.

Coin Highlights:

  • Arrives in a plastic protective flip!
  • Delivered in Extremely Fine+ condition!
  • Contains a date range of 1861-1878!
  • Consists of .1867 Troy oz of actual gold content.
  • Bears a face value of 20 Lire.
  • The obverse field contains a bust of Vittorio Emanuele II.
  • On the reverse side of the coin is a coat of arms of Italy.
  • Please note that when buying multiple coins, you may receive coins with identical dates.

20 Lire Vittorio Coins can be ordered with the click of a mouse and delivered right to your door. Provident Metals fully insures your order while in transit and delivers using inconspicuous packaging. We also house each coin in a protective plastic flip to ensure its Extremely Fine+ condition. Upon inspection, 95% of the original coin design will be clear, with wear only apparent on the highest points of the raised devices.


On the obverse face of the 20 Lire Gold Coin, there is a bust of Vittorio Emanuele II. Here united Italys first king is presented in left-profile relief from the neck up. In addition to the portrait, you will also see inscriptions across the rim that read VITTORIO EMANUELE II, followed by the year of release.


The reverse of these 20 Lire Coins contains a coat of arms of Italy. The central elements of this design consist of a shield bearing a cross, a crown above it, and a pair of laurels on either side. There are also reverse inscriptions that read REGNO DITALIA, L 20.


Following Napoleons rise to power in Italy, the Lira was established in 1807 as an equal to the French Franc. When the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy fell in 1814, the Lira remained in use, replacing other currencies in regions such as Venice, Tuscany, and Sicily. As Italy was united in 1861, the Lira became the countrys official currency until it was replaced by the Euro in 2002.


If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Provident Metals can assist you at 800-313-3315, chat with you live online, or respond via email.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

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Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year Random
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .900
Thickness 1.3 mm
Diameter 21.4 mm
Condition Extra Fine +
Denomination 20 Lire
Country Italy
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lire
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .1867 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.1
Provident ID 3963061