1053835 | ITALY. Vittorio Emanuele II.
(King, 1861-1878). 1878 AR and AV Set of Two Medals. NGC MS61-MS63PL (Prooflike).
By Filippo Speranza. 237.01gm (AV); 139.55 gm (AR). Both 69mm. VITTORIO EMANUELE II RE D'ITALIA. Bust of the King wearing long beard and curling moustache and facing right in crowned wreath of oak leaves, dates of his birth and death below /
L'OPERA A CUI CONSACRAMMO LA NOSTRA VITA È COMPIUTA. Frontal view of the Pantheon, date in two lines in exergue. Comozzi-Vertova 1633.
Commemorating the internment of the late King in the Pantheon, Rome. Grades as follows: NGC MS63PL (Prooflike) (AV); NGC MS61 (AR). A superb matched pair in exceptionally large format (the gold examples weighs in at over 67 ducats), struck in high relief. Housed in oversized holders. Includes pink velvet case issued by the jeweler Carmagnola of Turin.
Please use these links to verify the NGC certification numbers 2091198001 4842656001 The King's tomb within the interior of the Pantheon.A view of the exterior of the Pantheon.