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The coins of the lira denomination were issued by Sardinia and the Kingdom of Italy. Sardinia was the first to issue the coins starting in 1816. When King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia became the King of Italy when the unified Kingdom of Italy was formed in 1861, the Sardinian lira became the Italian lira for the unified kingdom. Now, 1826 80 Lire Gold Italian Sardinian Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com in certified condition.
- Coins ship to you inside protective plastic slabs from the NGC!
- Issued in 1826!
- Seventh year of production for the 80 Lire Gold Sardinian Coin!
- Availability of certified coins is limited!
- Consists of .7465 Troy ounce of actual gold content.
- Issued a face value of 80 Lire by Sardinia.
- Bears a Grade of About Uncirculated 50+ from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
- The obverse features King Charles Felix of Sardinia.
- On the reverse is the Sardinian coat of arms with the shield of Savoy.
King Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia was the first issue coins of the Sardinian lira in 1816. His initial release consisted of a 5 lire coin with silver content and 20 lire coin with gold content. Just before abdicating the throne in 1821, he introduced a new 80 lire coin with gold content.
His successor was Charles Felix. As King Charles Felix of Sardinia, he would continue the production of the 20 and 80 lire gold coins, while also introducing the 40 lire gold coin. These coins would be issued by the Kingdom of Sardinia until 1861 when it was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of Italy under the control of the Sardinian king at the time, King Victor Emmanuel II, a man who went on to rule as King of Italy.
The obverse side of 1826 80 Lire Gold Italian Sardinian Coins features a depiction of King Charles Felix. His left-profile effigy comes with no crown in the design and with inscriptions around the field identifying his name and title.
On the reverse of 1826 80 Lire Gold Italian Sardinian Coins is an image of the Royal Arms of the Kingdom of Sardinia. This design includes a spade shield that bears the coat of arms of Savoy, along with an imperial crown atop the shield and a wreath around the design.
These 1826 80 Lire Gold Italian Sardinian Coins are available with certification from the NGC. Coins in About Uncirculated 50, or better, condition showcase only light or trace wear on the highest relief points with medium or near-full luster. Each coin has its own protective slab and a custom label with the Leaning Tower of Pisa and stripes of the Italian flag.
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