About #116 - 50,000 lire type 1992
Italy. Banca d'Italia. 1990-1997 Issues. Banknote identical to Pick # 113 but with new security features and new colors. Work by Giovanni Pino and engraving by A. Canfarini. Dimensions: 149 x 70 mm. Watermark: portrait of Gian Lorenzo Bernini and electrotype BI monogram. Printer: Officina della Banca d'Italia. Safety signs: intaglio printing, safety thread, microtext, color-changing pattern and pattern reconstructed by transvision. Material: paper. Full-color front and back printing, mainly purple-red, green, orange and yellow. Description of the front: security background composed of guilloche shapes with in the center a representation of the Triton Fountain in Rome. On the right, the portrait of the Italian painter, sculptor and architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680). The banknote number is repeated twice in black at the bottom. In the center in purple, the seal of the four Maritime Republics (Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice). On the left, the location of the watermark with the value “50000” above in green. The signatures are printed in purple in the center. Three combinations of signatures with The Governor and The Cashier. Description of the back: equestrian statue made by the artist and a view of the interior of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome in the Vatican. On the right, the location of the watermark with the value “50000” above and the date of the decree printed in black below. The text of the penal code is printed vertically on the left side of the watermark. No specimen known for the Type. Replacement note with X series.