1993 Italy Republic, Lire 100,000 Caravaggio 1st type 25/01/1993 replacement banknote quality STP (wonderful). On the obverse 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 reverse left detail of the painting “Canestro di frutta” kept at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana in Milan, hallmark Leone di San Marco and Repubbliche Marinare. Watermark on left head of Caravaggio and monogram B.I. within arabesques. Alfa Catalogue reference no. BI 928sp, € 270.00.