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Italy (Eritrea) Tallero (5 Lire)  1918
Italy (Eritrea) Tallero (5 Lire) 1918

Eritrea, now an independent country north of Ethiopia in Africa, was an Italian colony at the time this coin was minted. It is a large silver coin containing 0.753 troy ounces of silver, but its collector value supersedes its bullion value:

worn: $40 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $300
fully uncirculated: $650

Be sure to read our Important Terminology page to understand what these catalog values mean.

Coin: 19231 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Tank, Wed, 13-May-2015 18:40:29 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 13-May-2015 23:46:01 GMT
Requester description: 1820 FEMALE BUST - FACE
EAGLE WITH HEAD TO RIGHT WITH CROWN ON HEAD AND CROSS ON SHIELD
Tags: italy eritrea tallero 5 lire italiana italians italian ditalia italiane italia itali lira lyre female woman eagle head crown cross shield femal women lady feminine fem womans females womens ladys princess ladies eaglets egals egal eagles eagel crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera arms sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm coat crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon ribbon hawk falcon

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