5 Lire

Features

Country Italy
King Umberto I (1878-1900)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1882-1892
Value 5 lire (5 ITL)
Currency Lira (1861-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 97 × 54 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 12-31-1928
References P# 18
  • 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

Head of the king Umberto I

Lettering:
Biglietto di Stato
A corso legale, convertibile, al portatore e a vista, in moneta metallica
VALE CINQUE LIRE

Reverse

Head of the king on the left, eagle in the center, value on the right

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 five (5)

Comments

The last production of this banknote (25-10-1892) was authorized on the 11th February 1900.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1882-Dec-17  Signature: Dell'Ara-Crodara 1-410
1889-Aug-6  Signature: Dell'Ara-Pia 411-650
1892-Oct-25  Signature: Dell'Ara-Righetti 651-1222

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