Italy P-116c / 50,000 Lire 1992 – UNC

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Italy P-116c / 50,000 Lire 1992 – UNC

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Issued by Banca d’Italia
Issue 1990-1997 Issue. 27.05.1992
Size 149 x 70 mm
Printer Officina Della Banca d’Italia (Italy) – ODBI
Watermark Self-portrait of Gian Lorenzo Bernini; “BI” monogram between ornamental motifs.
Signature Fazio & Amici
Obverse Self-portrait of Italian artist, sculptor, architect and painter Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 – 1680) (Galleria Borghese, Rome); Detail of the sculptor’s Triton Fountain in Piazza Barberini, Rome; Seal depicting winged lion of St. Mark, symbol of Venice above three shields of Genoa, Pisa and Amalfi
Reverse Equestrian statue of the Emperor Constantine” by Bernini (Vatican City) and a reproduction of a study for a medal commemorating the inauguration of the Royal Staircase in Vatican City (the drawing is in the collection of the Vatican Apostolic Library) and a section of the staircase, taken from the original drawing, also in the Library’s collection