5 Lire

Features

Country Italy
King Vittorio Emanuele III (1900-1946)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1904-1925
Value 5 lire (5 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 100 × 54 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1928
References P# 23
  • 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

King Vittorio Emanuele III on the right, eagle on the left

Lettering:
Biglietto di Stato
A corso legale
Da cinque lire

Reverse

"Italy" on the left, with the face value, a wiew of the Campidoglio hill in Rome in the upper part

Lettering: La legge punisce i fabbricatori di biglietti falsi e chi li introduce e li usa nel Regno e chi, avendoli ricevuti per veri, li rimette in circolazione dopo conosciutane la falsità

Watermark

Number 5 in a circle

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1904-Nov-8  P#23a Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 1-900
1911-Jan-21  P#23b Signature: Dell'Ara-Altamura 901-1200
1914-Mar-29  P#23c Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 1201-1830
1915-Jun-17  P#23d Signature: Giu. Dell'Ara-Righetti 1831-3700
1918-Jul-29  P#23e Signature: Giu. Dell'Ara-Porena 3701-4750
1923-Sep-19  P#23f Signature: Maltese-Rossolini 4751-6000
1925-Dec-30  P#23g Signature: Maltese-Rosi Bernardini From 6001

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