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1950R Italy 10 Lire PCGS MS63

In 1946, following the end of World War II, Italy became a Republic and issued new coins with designs that celebrated the wondrous legends and simple joys of Italy and its people. Among these was a 10 Lire coin depicting an olive branch (symbolic of both the olive groves that would once again flourish on Italian hillsides and the hard won peace) on one side and a flying pegasus on the other. This coin was minted in Rome and thus bears the R mintmark.


This mythological creature evokes thoughts of freedom and grace and its depiction on this coin is beautifully artistic. 

This coin has a warm lustrous glow with marks appropriate for the grade. There is some staining within the letters REPUBLICA ITALIANA beneath the pegasus. Overall a very attractive coin.


1950-R Italy 10 Lire

Lettered Edge : REPUBLICA ITALIANA

Composition: aluminum

PCGS MS63


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$49