Italy P-103a / 2,000 Lire 1973 – UNC

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Italy P-103a / 2,000 Lire 1973 – UNC

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Issued by Banca d’Italia
Issue 1969-1983 Issue. 08.10.1973
Size 134 x 65 mm
Printer Officina Della Banca d’Italia (Italy) – ODBI
Watermark Portrait of Evangelista Torricelli, taken from a painting in a private collection in Florence
Signature Carli & Barbarito
Obverse Galileo Galilei (1564 – 1642) from the 1636 painting by Justus Giusto Sustermans (1597–1681) in the collection of the Uffizi, Florence. Lampada di Galileo (Galileo’s Pendulum Chandelier), at Duomo di Pisa Cathedral basilica. Cathedral basilica (Duomo di Pisa) and the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa) in Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) in Pisa, Italy. Winged lion of St. Mark, symbol of Venice above three shields of Genoa, Pisa and Amalfi.
Reverse A depiction of the landscape of Arcetri and Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory. Galileo’s Telescope. A seventeenth century English celestial map depicting planets, constellations and signs of the Zodiac