1990 Italy, Lire 1,000 Maria Montessori dated 24/10/1990 quality FDS, on the front right portrait of Maria Montessori, on the back detail of the painting “Bambini allo studio” by the painter Armando Spadini kept in the headquarters of the Bank of Italy, Palazzo Koch in Rome. Watermark on the left head of Maria Montessori and below, inside an arabesque knot, the monogram BI, State seal Leone di San Marco and Maritime Republics. Giant Catalogue no. BI 58A, € 1.00. The banknote despite being of the same quality and beauty may not have the number and series of the one reproduced in the image.