5 Lire Allied Military Currency

Features

Country Italy
King Vittorio Emanuele III (1900-1946)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1943
Value 5 Lire (5 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 76 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# M18
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Lettering on landscape underprint.

Lettering:
ALLIED MILITARY CURRENCY
5 ISSUED IN 5
ITALY
SERIES OF
1943 A
 CINQUE
FIVE 5 FIVE
  LIRE
SERIES OF
1943 A
5 A 87332843 A 5

Reverse

Lettering over decorative background.

Lettering:
FREEDOM OF SPEECH - FREEDOM OF RELIGION
ALLIED
MILITARY
CURRENCY
FREEDOM FROM WANT - FREEDOM FROM FEAR

Comments

Color: green and brown
Printer: Forbes

Replacement notes have an asterisk (*) in front of the serial number

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1943  75% P#M18a - serial # A-A
1943  26% P#M18b - serial # A-B
1943  0% P#M18s - perforated SPECIMEN

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