1871 Italy - 5 Lire - Victor Emmanuel II

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This 1871 Italy - 5 Lire is comprised of 25g of .900 Silver and has a diameter of 37mm.

The Obverse shows:

The bust of King Victor Emmanuel II facing right, and the name of the engraver and the date below the neck.

Lettering:
VITTORIO EMANUELE II
FERRARIS
1872

Engraver: Giuseppe Ferraris

while the reverse shows:

Savoy coat of arms decorated with collar and badge of Supreme Order of the Most Holy Annunciation, both within a laurel wreath, and the value of the coin and the mintmark below.

Lettering:
REGNO D'ITALIA
L.5
M BN

Translation:
KINGDOM OF ITALY
5 LIRA
M BN

Engraver: Giuseppe Ferraris

Carrying the M and BN in monogram indicating it was minted in Milano, Italy, with an approximate total mintage of 6,796,534 .

Very Fine grade.

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Victor Muscella
1871 Italy 5 Lirr Victor Emmanuel 11

A great old silver Italian coin I recently ordered from Loose Change Coins. It's very fine condition. Very pleased.