About #78 - 5,000 lire Type 1945-1947
Italy. Banca d'Italia. 1947-1961 Issues. Dimensions: 254 x 74 mm. Watermark: head of Italy. Printer: Officina Carte-Valore Banca d'Italia in Roma. No security thread. Material: paper with counterfoil. Polychrome front and back printing, predominantly blue, green and red. Description of the front: frame composed of repeating graphic patterns with the number "5.000" in the upper right corner. Below, a seal in red with the head in profile of Italia. On the sides, two medallions with the profile of Italia Turrita, the allegorical female figure personifying Italy. The date and the emission decree are printed in red in the counterfoil. The numbering is printed in black and the signatures are printed in blue. Two signatures with The Governor Luigi Einaudi and The Cashier Urbini. Description of the back: green background with the value "LIRE 5.000" in the center. No specimen known for Type.