About #111 - 5,000 lire type 1985
Italy. Banca d'Italia. 1962-1985 Issues. Work by G. Savini and T. Cionini. Dimensions: 126 x 70 mm. Watermark: portrait of Vincenzo Bellini and BI monogram. Printer: Officina della Banca d'Italia. Intaglio print. Solid security thread. Material: paper. Full-color front and back printing, predominantly green, blue and orange. Description on the front: security background composed of guilloche shapes with a representation in the center of the interior of the Massimo Bellini Theater in Catania, Sicily. On the right, the portrait of the Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835). The banknote number is repeated twice in black at the bottom. In the center, the seal of the four Maritime Republics (Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice). On the left, the location of the watermark with the value "5000" above. The signatures are printed in dark green in the center. Three combinations of signatures with The Governor and The Cashier. Description of the back: an allegory of lyrical art on a background of guilloche forms and the text of the penal code on the side. On the right, the location of the watermark with the value "5000" above and the date of the decree below. No specimen known for Type. Replacement note with X series.