1996 Italy, 5,000 lira Bellini dated 26/11/1996 FDS. Watermark Bellini’s head and BI in arabesques. On obverse bust of Vincenzo Bellini and interior view of the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, on reverse stylized scene from the musician’s opera “Norma,” watermark bust of Bellini and monogram B.I., State mark Leone di San Marco and Maritime Republics. Giant Catalog reference no. BI 69D, € 6.00. The banknote, while of the same quality and beauty, may not have the number and series of the one reproduced in the image.