5000 Lire Colombo - 2nd type

Features

Country Italy
Period Republic (1946-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1971-1977
Value 5000 Lire (5000 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 141 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-01-1982
References P# 102
  • 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

Mythical seahorse at center, Cristoforo Colombo at right.

Lettering:
BANCA D'ITALIA
LIRE
CINQVEMILA
PAGABILI A VISTA AL PORTATORE
IL GOVERNATORE (signature)
IL CASSIERE (signature)
C.COLOMBO
LAZZARINI INV.

Reverse

Three sailing ships of Columbus' at left center, big anchor at right center.

Lettering:
5000
LA LEGGE
PUNISCE I FABBRICATORI
E GLI SPACCIATORI DI
BIGLIETTI FALSI
T.CIONINI INC.
OFFICINA DELLA BANCA D'ITALIA

Engraver: Trento Cionini

Trento Cionini, (April 23, 1919, Urbania - 30 November 2005, Rome) was an Italian engraver, the author of many Italian stamps and banknotes, among which, the 500 000 lire Raffaello banknote, which has the largest value ever issued by the Bank of Italy. He also designed notes for India, China, Korea, Indonesia and Yugoslavia.

Watermark

Head of Giovanni Da Verrazzano

5000 Lire (Colombo - 2nd type) -  obverse

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Comments

DECRETO MINISTERIALE (DECR.MIN.) date on the back of the banknote.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971-May-20  46% P#102a Signature Carli and Lombardo
1973-Apr-11  40% P#102b Signature Carli and Barbarito
1977-Oct-11  18% P#102c Signature Baffi and Stevani

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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