Popular gold from Vatican City!
This 100 Lire coin was issued by the Vatican in 1933-34 for the second Christian Jubilee in the 20th century. The jubilee's were normally held every 25 years, but the one in 1933-34 was held in commemoration of the death of Jesus.
These Vatican Gold coins do not become available on the rare coin market very often. It has a right facing likeness of Pope Pius XI on the obverse, and a standing figure of Jesus on the reverse. Each of these coins contains .2546 oz Gold. A classic coin graded MS-64 by NGC! Listed value in Krause for an Uncirculated specimen is $2,000! These papal coins are always popular, especially specimens in this state of preservation!