Italy 1 Lira  1922 to 1935
Italy 1 Lira 1922 to 1935

Hello Chet -- This is an interesting nickel coin from a mintage point of view. The design is kinda nice, too. Much stronger, in my opinion, than the 'picture drawing' designs we see on modern US coinage. (Please forgive my rant!)

There were millions of 1 lira coins minted in 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1928, so they are worth small amounts of money today:

1 LIRA DATED 1922, 1923, 1925 AND 1928
worn: less than $1 US dollars
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $150

But, for dates 1926, 1927, and 1929 to 1935, only a few hundred coins were minted. If you have one of those, the values rise into the $500 range, or more. Check your collection. Maybe you've got one of the good ones!

1 LIRA DATED 1926, 1927, AND 1929 THRU 1935
worn: $20 US dollars
average circulated: $80
well preserved: $280
fully uncirculated: $650

Coin: 4668 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: chet, Mon, 28-Jun-2010 23:19:17 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 31-Aug-2013 14:29:08 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 30-Aug-2015 19:04:32 GMT
Requester description: 1922 front has a woman sitting on a petestal holding one arm up it says ITALIA the back has like wreath or similar going all the way around in the middle it has a shield with cross and crown above it. it says BVONO DA L.1
Tags: italy 1 lira lire italiana italians italian ditalia italiane italia itali lyre woman sitting seat petestal pedestal one arm shield wreath way cross crown bvono femal women lady female feminine fem womans females womens ladys princess ladies stool sit sitted sits seated bench platform ones arms sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia coat crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera throne chair


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