1931-R 100 Lire Vittorio Emanuele III


These coins were issued on behalf Banca Commerciale Italiana and shipped to South America. The IX (Roman numerals) below the date indicates that this coin was issued in the ninth year of the Fascist Regime.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains .2546 oz actual Gold weight.
  • Limited Mintage of only 34,000 pieces.
  • Minted at the Rome Mint.
  • On the obverse is the Bust of King Vittorio Emanuele III facing left. Below are the Savoy Knot and the names of the author (Romagnoli) and the engraver (Motti).
  • On the reverse is Italy as a woman with a torch on her left hand and an olive branch in the other, standing tall on a bow of a ship adorned with fasces. On the right the value and the date, together with the year of the Fascist regime.
An incredible well struck and lustrous coin. Its getting harder to find these in uncirculated condition over the past few years.

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