We are so proud and excited to share with our eager collectors a gem among stones! This is a highly coveted Italy banknote in high grade! A rare find, absolutely mesmerizing! 
1972-74 50000 Lire from Italy. Banca d'Italia. Pk 99c and serial number B119718R. Graded 66 Premium Paper Quality Gem New by PCGS. In the years we have been selling World Paper Money there are notes so desirable seemingly we get a call every week asking do we have a Leo note featuring Madonna in high grade. Sadly the answer is always “not today”. Today yes we do. The Italian culture was never paper money collectors and in 1967-1974 when these notes were printed in honor of the famed artist 50,000 Lire was a lot of money. It still is a lot of money today. Few survived. Once the world market realized the increasing numismatic value in high grade, the note was immediately bought up in XF and AU by the note doctors and they began washing, pressing, and bleaching as many Leo notes as they could find to fool the public. Subsequently, very few are unadulterated and remain in original condition. This is the first time publicly we have had the privilege to offer Leo Notes in gem condition! There are very few Leo notes that have survived in gem condition but the point is there will always be more buyers than availability. The demand will always exceed the short supply and the prices will keep rising. Heck, we have no idea where the market will settle regarding this Italian beauty but we can state if these were United States Notes they would be worth $27,500 not $2,750. One buyer called in once looking for a Leo in high grade and I asked him what was the big deal to a own a Leo note. His reply was simple, “As a first generation Italian, it would be sacrilegious not to own this historic piece of world history.” We totally agree! Due to the high demand and constant barrage of phone calls for this beauty, it’s best to offer the notes on a first come first serve basis. We can attest the new owner will be ecstatic and proud to own one of the most desired notes in the world. Stunning in appearance, showing nearly perfect broad margins and strong embossing visible through the holder on this extremely crisp paper! Black serial number seen on the front of the note. We urge you to take advantage of the rare opportunity to own a Leo in high grade!

With nearly 20 years experience, we state its EBay Buyer who purchases HIGH GRADE WORLD NOTES at today's insane ridiculous lowest possible prices that will earn returns far beyond any expectations you may have. When we first started promoting PMG and PCGS certified United States Rare Paper Money some 10 years ago ,We insisted and declared please buy less notes but purchase the highest grades that you can afford for each type note . Today, those same notes are 5-10-15-20 times the value of their initial selling prices History often repeats itself and WORLD PAPER is the last frontier in collecting Rare Paper Money ,as the UNIVERSE continues to shrink and PMG and PCGS opens up Submission offices in Various Countries their brands will become as familiar household names as the most popular designer main stream! It’s the early bird who catches this worm and those who invest and acquire the highest grades that they can afford will benefit better then any other rarity that we are aware of !!! Please always look at our Auctions as we will continue to bring you the finest material the World has to offer at today’s severely under valued prices . Mark our words as we know what we are talking about ! 3-5 Years from now you will only say to yourself, I coulda woulda shoulda bought more than I did . Please contact US to confidentially discuss your short and long term Goals. Please contact us by email or here at the office if there is anything we can do for you. Enjoy! 5118aiyystklc.






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