Italy 500 Lire
La Dolce Vita, ahh the good life. Movie stars, fast cars and speeding around Italy with the rich and famous. What this coin must have seen!
Melt Value: $4.51 (3/24/2016)
Obverse: Columbus' ships
Obverse Designer: Guido Veroi
Reverse: Bust left within wreath
Reverse Designer: Pietro Giampaoli
Edge Description: Dates in raised lettering
Would make great addition to coin collection, to start out a coin collection, for silver or for crafts.
Has been in coin packet for at least 30 years. Packet has writings on it about various values and catalog numbers.