Numismatics
Ruler: Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, Italian, 1820–1878, ruled 1861–78
Mint: Milan
Engraver: Giuseppe Ferraris, Italian, 1791–1869

Silver 5 Lira piece of King Victor Emmanuel II from Milan

1870

Silver

24.80 g, 6:00, 36.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Dr. John G. Adams, B.A. 1874
2001.87.31682
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
Kingdom of Italy
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Milan, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Dr. John G. Adams, to about 1900; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1900 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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