1 Lira - Vittorio Emanuele I (1859 - 1860)

Features

Denomination 1 Lira
Catalog Number KM# 9
Weight (g) 5
Diameter (mm) 23
Shape: Round
Composition: Silver (.900)
Not Magnetic
Metal Value (USD) 3.82
Orientation Coin orientation ↑↓
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Luigi Gori
Lettering:
VITTORIO EMANUELE RE ELETTO

Reverse

Engraved by Luigi Gori
Lettering:
UNA LIRA ITALIANA
· FIRENZE 1860 ·

Edge

Lettering:
FERT

Description:
Inscription repeated 3 times.
"FERT" the motto of the Royal House of Italy, the House of Savoy. The meaning of the letters has been a matter of some controversy.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1859 61,000 Unknown
1860 Unknown

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