1971 Italy Republic, Lire 5,000 Columbus II° type of 20/05/1971 quality FDS. On the right front bust of Christopher Columbus and in the centre a seahorse, on the reverse the three Caravels of the Columbus expedition and anchor with two dolphins. Watermark head of Giovanni da Verrazzano, marker Lion of St Mark. Giant reference no. BI 67A, € 110.00.