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    Stunning Low-Mintage 100 Lire Rarity

    Vittorio Emanuele II gold 100 Lire 1872-R MS62 PCGS, Rome mint, KM19.2. Mintage: 661. An absolutely astounding example of this Empire-period rarity with surfaces that, likely the result of long-term cabinet storage, are now bathed in a vivid mixture of alluring fiery-copper, orange, maroon and green hues. Beneath the tone sits semi-reflective fields that only serve to embellish the sharply rendered design. Light and even handling defines the grade, but overall it detracts minimally from the appearance. Currently tied with only one other example as the finest certified at PCGS with no rivals at NGC. A monumental opportunity thus!
    From The Alexander Collection


    Note for clients in the European Union: This lot is considered by the European Union to be “investment gold”. We believe that it meets the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC and thus should be exempt from import VAT regardless of the selling price. Any questions or concerns about VAT should be addressed to your accountant or local tax authority.

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