About #105 - 5,000 lire 1979-1983
Italy. Banca d'Italia. 1962-1985 Issue. Work by T. Cionini and engraving by G. Pino. Dimensions: 126 x 61 mm. Watermark: head of Antonello da Messina. Printer: Officina della Banca d'Italia. Solid security thread. Material: paper. Full color front and back print, mainly orange, green, brown and red. Description of the front: security background made up of guilloche shapes. On the left, the portrait of a man by the painter Antonello di Messina (1430-1479). In the center, the seal of the four Maritime Republics (Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice). On the right, the watermark and the value "5000" above. The signatures are printed in dark brown. Two combinations of signatures with The Governor and The Cashier. Description of the back: equestrian statue of Duke Emanuele Filiberto, a view of the architectural columns of the facade of the Palace Ca 'd'Oro in Venice with the value "5000" printed below. On the right, the Tortoise Fountain (Fontana delle Tartarughe) on the Mattei Square in Rome. The banknote number is printed in black on the watermark and the text of the penal code around. No specimen known for the Type. Replacement note with X series.