1891 One tallero/5 Lire silver coin from Eritrea under Italian colonization, reign of King Umberto 1. Engraved by Filippo Speranza, a medallist who became Chief Engraver of the Roman Mint. 28.125 grams minted weight. Mintage: 195,999, of which 80,069 were melted. 115,930 coins remained, bu the surviving number is unknown.
Rarely seen, and an excellent specimen. Have a good look at the pictures to inform your judgement as to grade and condition - they form part of the item description! A note on our photographs : Other than cropping and sometimes a little rotation, we never alter the pictures of our coins using other editing techniques such as'de-noising' or filters. Silver and copper are both quite difficult to photograph, but we strive to make our pictures represent what our coins look like. Come visit Wilmington Coin Market when you are in Wilmington, NC!We guarantee the authenticity of every coin we sell. We are in frequent attendance as merchants at East Coast coin shows. Questions will be answered promptly. The item "1891 Eritrean Tallero/5 Lire Silver Coin, Italian Occupation Under King Umberto" is in sale since Monday, February 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Italy, San Marino, Vatican\Italy (1861-Now)".
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