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    Vittorio Emanuele III silver Prova 5 Lire 1914-R MS64 NGC, Rome mint, KM-PR21. An outstanding silver Pattern featuring the stately bust of Vittorio Emanuele III with frosty-white luster that playfully illuminates fresh, silky surfaces. Equally as impressive are the design elements which are fully-rendered due to an expert strike, as well as visually illustrative. The reverse is particularly engaging, depicting the Quadriga--a chariot drawn by four horses, driven by an allegorical female figure, usually Fame or Victory--which symbolizes triumph and success; stamped above is "PROVA DI STAMPA" which signifies its Pattern status. As far as technical quality, this selection stands out as a clear representative, with only a few, minor obverse wisps noted in the grade. An altogether spectacular offering, worthy of much attention and a premium bid.

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