5 Lire - Vittorio Emanuele III Prova di stampa

Features

Issuer Italy
King Vittorio Emanuele III (1900-1946)
Type Pattern
Year 1914
Value 5 Lire (5 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 59706
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# Pr21
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of King in uniform facing right.
Below the neck the name of the engraver.

Lettering:
VITTORIO EMANELE III RE D'ITALIA
D. CALANDRA

Engraver: Davide Calandra

Davide Calandra was an Italian sculptor and cabinet maker.

Reverse

Italy standing on a quadriga richly adorned with flowers and other decorations. She has a shield on her left hand and an olive branch in the right. The date is below the prancing legs of the horses. Above the head of the horses, in the field PROVA DI STAMPA on two lines.
On the line of exergue is the name of the author at left and of the engraver at right. In the exergue, the value is flanked by two knots with the mintmark on left and the Star of Italy at the right.

Lettering:
PROVA
DI STAMPA
1914
FERT
D. CALANDRA
MOTTI INC.
L.5
R

Engraver: Davide Calandra

Davide Calandra was an Italian sculptor and cabinet maker.

Edge

Inscripted

Lettering: FERT FERT FERT between knots and stars

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1914 R

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Past sales

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Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lire - Vittorio Emanuele III (Prova di stampa)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lire - Vittorio Emanuele III (Prova di stampa)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lire - Vittorio Emanuele III (Prova di stampa)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Lire - Vittorio Emanuele III (Prova di stampa)
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 32300
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 12 000.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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