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Italy 5000 Lire 4.1.1985 (GD 6057xx S) UNC

Italy 5000 Lire 4.1.1985 (GD 6057xx S) UNC
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12.50 ($ 13.63)
5000 Lire 4.1.1985 (Front: Portrait of opera composer Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) from an etching by G. Bozza, after a drawing by Natale Schiavoni; Interior of Teatro Massimo Bellini, Opera House in Catania; Bank seal depicting winged lion of St. Mark, symbol of Venice above three shields of Genoa, Pisa and Amalfi; Chiaroscuro reproductions of adjacent rectangular figures. Back: A stylised representation of a scene from Bellini's opera "Norma", the main elements being a tree and a column with pediment and the reproduction of the statue of Norma taken from the sculptor Giulio Monteverde's monument to Bellini in Catania. Watermark: Portrait of Vincenzo Bellini; Electrotype "BI" monogram. Drawing: Guglielmo Savini. Etching: Trento Cionini. Signatures: Antonio Fazio (Governor - Il Governatore); Angelo Amici (Cashier - Il Cassiere). Legislation: Ministerial Decree of 4 January 1985. Paper: High quality, slightly coloured, special pulp, watermark, luminous fibrils and a vertical security thread. Issuer: Bank of Italy. Date of Issue: 4 January 1985. Withdrawn: 28 February 2002. Exchanged until: 1 March 2012) (Serial Nos: GD 6057xx S) UNC

Dimensions: 126 x 70 mm


Catalogue Number: P-111c

Grade/condition: Uncirculated (UNC) (new, unused, mint)