NGC-certified Italian Gold Rarity Realizes Over $170,000 in Aste Bolaffi Sale

Posted on 12/18/2020

The top three coins in the auction were graded by NGC.

A spectacular Gold 100 Lire certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) was the top lot in a sale held by respected Italian auction house Aste Bolaffi from December 10-11, 2020.

Italy 1907 Prova PAG-148 Gold 100 Lire graded NGC SP 66+★. Realized € 140,300 (about $170,500 USD).
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The rare Italy 1907 Prova PAG-148 Gold 100 Lire graded NGC SP 66+★ sold for € 140,300 (about $170,500 USD). All Gold 100 Lire are rare, but the 1907 date is particularly scarce.

The coin bears the image of King Victor Emmanuel III, who led Italy for 45 years. After his abdication in 1946, his son ruled for a month before the monarchy was abolished.

Other NGC-certified highlights include:

All prices realized include buyer’s premium.

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