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    Vittorio Emanuele III gold 10 Lire 1927-R MS64 NGC, Rome mint, KM47, Fr-29. A veritable rarity in all regards, this alluring specimen features the bust of Vittorio Emanuele III and an emblematic reverse design that demonstrates Italy's reliance upon its agricultural production. This coin is completely awe-inspiring--from it's sumptuous golden tone to its impressively bold design features to its reportedly non-existent mintage of just 30 pieces. Presently, this 10 Lire is the singular certified example of this date, thus confirming its excellence. Arguably unique but undeniably scarce, this is an absolute highlight from the ephemeral four-year series and quite possibly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own such a magnificent and rare piece of coinage.

    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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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    4th-5th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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