[5 Italian Lire] Metadata

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  • Main Title [5 Italian Lire]


  • Creation: 1943


  • English
  • Italian


  • Content Description: Bill worth five Italian lire from 1943. The front has a decorative green border with the words "Allied Military Currency;" text in the center of the bill says "Issued in Italy, cinque (five 5 five) lire" and "series of 1943 A." The back of the bill has a complex design in blue with the words "Allied Military Currency" at the center. In the corners of the design are the phrases "freedom of speech," "freedom of religion," "freedom from want," and "freedom from fear."
  • Physical Description: 1 bank note : paper, col. ; 7 x 8 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - World War II
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Money - Paper Money
  • Keyword: Allied Military Currency
  • Keyword: Italian bills

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1943~
  • Place Name: Italy


  • Name: World War Two Collection
    Code: WWII
  • Name: World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas
    Code: WWAR


  • Name: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
    Code: AHS

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: WWII254
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth348852