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Italy Papal States 5, 10 Soldi and 1, 2, 2 1/2, 5 Lire (Pius IX)  1866 to 1870
Italy Papal States 5, 10 Soldi and 1, 2, 2 1/2, 5 Lire (Pius IX) 1866 to 1870

The old Papal States in Italy issued these coin with Pope Piux IX in silver and gold between 1866 and 1870. They all have the Pope's likeness on the front and te wreathed denomination on the back. This page applies only to silver coins. Gold is used for denominations 5 lire and above. 5 lire coins were issued in both gold and silver.

The listings below give approximate catalog values for these coins. To attain these values, coins must be nice looking and free of all problems such as spots, stains, scratches, cleanings, nicks, gouges, and the like. These values apply to all dates, except as noted.

5 SOLDI
worn: $6 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $12
well preserved: $22
fully uncirculated: $50

10 SOLDI
worn: $6 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $12
well preserved: $22
fully uncirculated: $50

1 LIRA
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $100
1 lira with 1869 XXIVR (not XXIIIR) are worth about four times these values

2 LIRE
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $80
2 lire with 1867 XXIR (not XXIIR), 1868 XXIIR (not XXIIIR), and 1870 XXIVR are worth about three times these values

2 1/2 LIRE
worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $300

5 LIRE (silver coin)
worn: $80 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $120
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $500

The values above are all catalog values. You must adjust these values according to our Terminology page.

Coin: 14088 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Chris H, Sun, 31-Mar-2013 05:35:14 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 10-Oct-2013 00:03:16 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 17-Mar-2015 15:17:41 GMT
Requester description: 1868 PIVS IX PON MAX A XXII, pope looking left // STATO PONTIFICTO 10 SOLDI 1868 - 50 - CM - R 10 soldi / 50 Cm
Tags: italy papal pope states state 5 10 soldi 1 2 lire pius ix itialy italiana italians intaly italian ditalia italiane italia itali popes dontif pontif pont pontificio stated stets stato stado staate statehood tates pivs pon max xxii pontificto 50 cm wreath greenery wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths

  

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