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1826 Eagle L Gold Coin Sardinia Italy 20 Lire King Carlo Felice KM# 118.1 AU58

  • $ 1,250.00

Description: Beautiful abut uncirculated gold coin from Sardinia Italy. This is the 1826 Twenty Lire showing the head of Carlo Felice on the obverse and crowned arms on the reverse. The shows the bust of Carlo Felice facing left with the legend "CAR.FELIX D.G. REX SAR.CP. ET HIER" along the edge surrounding the bust on the obverse. The reverse shows a crowned spade shaped shield with the Savoy Eagle between two oak branches with the denomination "L.20" dividing the mint marks on the bottom. The reverse also has the legend "DVX SAB.GENVAE ET MONTISF.PRINC.PED&" along the edge of the coin. The coin also has edge lettering "FERT - FERT- FERT". The coin should weigh 6.45 grams of 0.900 gold and measures ~20 millimeters in diameter. It is graded About Uncirculated AU58 by NGC and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The coin is beautiful with nice eye appeal. It is KM 118.1. Please carefully review the photos provided as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1826.

Mint: Torino as evidenced by the eagle's head and the letter L within a diamond flanking the denomination for Filippo Lavy the die cutter for the Torino mint.

Size and Weight: This is a 20 lire coin ~20 mm in diameter and weighs ~6.45 grams of 0.900 gold.

References: KM 118.1.

Condition: The coin is graded About Uncirculated AU 58 by NGC and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. It is beautiful with nice eye appeal and has wear commensurate with its age and its about uncirculated state. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty of this coin and for additional condition information. 1826.

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