About #101 - 1,000 lire Type 1969-1981
Italy. Banca d'Italia. 1962-1985 Issues. Dimensions: 125 x 62 mm. Watermark: head of Italy. Printer: Officina della Banca d'Italia. Solid security thread. Material: paper. Full color front and back print, predominantly blue, brown, purple and red. Description of the front: security background composed of guilloche shapes in blue and purple gradient with the value "1000" and the texts of the issuing institute in the center. Below, a red-orange seal with the head of "Medusa". On the right, a portrait of the Italian romantic composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). On the left, the watermark with the number "1000" in repetition. The banknote number and signatures are printed in black. Four combinations of signatures with The Governor and The Cashier. Description of the back: a view of the La Scala theater in Milan. At the bottom right, the text of the penal code is printed inside a rosette. No specimen known for the Type. Replacement note with XA series.