1947 Italy Republic, Lire 500 Italy adorned with ears of wheat of 20/03/1947 in STP quality (slightly circulated banknote). On the front, in the ornate left-hand side, bust of Italy with head decorated with ears of wheat on the reverse, numeral 500 in the centre and in the corners and on the right-hand side monogram BI. Watermark in the top centre, numeral 500 and in the right-hand frame, head of Italy turned to the left. Medusa mark and BI monogram. Alfa Catalogue reference no. BI 544, € 350.00.