1990 Italy Republic, Lire 100,000 Caravaggio 1st type 25/01/1990 brilliant uncirculated. On the front right head of Michelangelo Merisi, known as Caravaggio, in the centre detail of the painting “La buona ventura” kept at the Louvre in Paris, on the back left detail of the painting “Canestro di frutta” kept at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan. State seal Leone di San Marco and Maritime Republics, watermark Caravaggio’s head and monogram B.I. within arabesques. Gigante catalogue reference no. BI 84D, € 85.00.