San Marino 1933-R 20 lire
This specimen was lot 31721 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description noted, "Republic 20 Lire 1933-R, MS66 NGC. A gorgeous coin with multi-hued patina and excellent eye appeal." This type is noted for 1931-38. It was struck to the same standard as the contemporary Italian twenty lire (KM 69).
Recorded mintage: 10,000.
Specification: 15 g, .800 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 11, Dav-303.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.