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Numismatics
Ruler: Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy, Italian, 1820–1878, ruled 1861–78
Mint: Bologna
Artist: Unknown

5 Lire of Victor Emmanuel II, King of Italy from Bologna

1860

Silver

24.95 g, 6:00, 36.6 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.34997
Geography: 
Made in Bologna, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Bologna
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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