500 Lire Caravelle 835 Silver

500 Lire Caravelle

500 Lire Caravelle

The 500 Lire Caravelle coin was part of the Lira 1946 – 2001 series of Italy. The coin was minted by the
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Roma, Italy between the years 1958 and 2001. The coin itself was made of 835 Silver and had a lettered plain edge. This circular coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 11 grams, and had a diameter of 29mm. The known mintage of the 500 Lire Caravelle coin is 101,087,279

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $110. All the values for the 500 Lire Caravelle coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

500 Lire Caravelle Front

500 Lire Caravelle

The front of this coin features Three old ships (Caravels) on the Mediterranean above value five hundred lire (L.500) (Lire). The legend features the state name REPVBBLICA ITALIANA, the Mintmark can be found at the bottom of the coin “R”.

500 Lire Caravelle Back

500 Lire Caravelle

The back of the coin features the Bust of an Italian woman facing left, with her hair in cloth and a braided tail. The legend on the back of the coin features a Chain of 19 escutcheons. Micro text along the bottom features the designer name “GIAMPAOLI”. On the Edge of the coin raised lettering with the date within six stars (three for each sides), the Lettering features the state name REPVBBLICA ITALIANA ***year***.

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1958R 500 Lire 24,240,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $11.00 $0.00 $16.00 $0.00 $0.00
1958R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $42.00 $0.00
1959R 500 Lire 19,360,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $10.00 $0.00 $16.00 $0.00 $0.00
1959R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $42.00 $0.00
1960R 500 Lire 24,080,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $11.00 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00 $0.00
1960R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $42.00 $0.00
1961R 500 Lire 6,560,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $10.00 $15.00 $0.00 $30.00 $0.00 $0.00
1961R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $55.00 $0.00
1964R 500 Lire 4,880,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $12.00 $0.00 $27.50 $0.00 $0.00
1964R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1965R 500 Lire 3,120,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $14.00 $0.00 $30.00 $0.00 $0.00
1965R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00
1966R 500 Lire 13,120,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $11.00 $0.00 $16.00 $0.00 $0.00
1966R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $30.00 $0.00
1967R 500 Lire 2,480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6.04 $11.00 $0.00 $16.00 $0.00 $0.00
1967R Prooflike 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $25.00 $0.00
1968R 500 Lire 100,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $70.00 $0.00 $0.00
1968R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $110.00
1969R 500 Lire 310,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $40.00 $0.00 $0.00
1969R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1970R 500 Lire 1,140,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00 $0.00
1970R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $30.00
1980R 500 Lire 257,270 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $19.00 $0.00 $0.00
1980R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $30.00
1981R 500 Lire 162,794 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $20.00 $0.00 $0.00
1981R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00
1982R 500 Lire 115,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $20.00 $0.00 $0.00
1982R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1983R 500 Lire 76,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $105.00 $0.00 $0.00
1984R 500 Lire 77,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $85.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1985R 500 Lire 74,600 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1985R Proof 500 Lire 15,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00
1986R 500 Lire 73,200 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1986R Proof 500 Lire 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00
1987R 500 Lire 57,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $55.00 $0.00 $0.00
1987R Proof 500 Lire 10,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $70.00
1988R 500 Lire 51,050 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
1988R Proof 500 Lire 10,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $95.00
1989R 500 Lire 51,200 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $55.00 $0.00 $0.00
1989R Proof 500 Lire 10,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $80.00
1990R 500 Lire 52,300 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1990R Proof 500 Lire 10,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $55.00
1991R 500 Lire 54,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00
1991R Proof 500 Lire 11,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $65.00
1992R 500 Lire 52,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $40.00 $0.00 $0.00
1992R Proof 500 Lire 9,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $65.00
1993R 500 Lire 50,200 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $40.00 $0.00 $0.00
1993R Proof 500 Lire 8,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $65.00
1994R 500 Lire 44,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $85.00 $0.00 $0.00
1994R Proof 500 Lire 8,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $100.00
1995R 500 Lire 44,558 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $110.00 $0.00 $0.00
1995R Proof 500 Lire 7,960 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $155.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1996R 500 Lire 45,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00
1996R Proof 500 Lire 8,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $95.00
1997R 500 Lire 43,600 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $95.00 $0.00 $0.00
1997R Proof 500 Lire 8,440 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $155.00
1998R 500 Lire 55,100 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1998R Proof 500 Lire 9,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $65.00
1999R 500 Lire 51,800 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $55.00 $0.00 $0.00
1999R Proof 500 Lire 8,500 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $75.00
2000R 500 Lire 61,400 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $100.00 $0.00 $0.00
2000R Proof 500 Lire 8,960 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $60.00
2001R 500 Lire 100,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00
2001R Proof 500 Lire 10,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $215.00

 

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Pricing information was sourced from NGC Coin.

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 500 Lire Caravelle
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500 Lire Caravelle
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The 500 Lire Caravelle coin was part of the Lira 1946 - 2001 series of Italy. This coin has values as much as $110. See what your coin is worth here.
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