Banknotes and Banking in Abyssinia and Ethiopia

Figure 10

The 50-lire note issued by the Italians for Italian East Africa (Africa Orientale Italiana). The red text in the borders reads: Serie Speciale Africa Orientale Italiana (Special Series for Italian East Africa) and » Vietata la Circolazione Fuori dei Territori dellíAfrica Orientale Italiana (It is prohibited to circulate outside the territory of Italian East Africa).

© Peter Symes