Being one of the hottest countries in Europe, Italy is economically behind European countries such as Germany and France. Italy, which used its own currency, the Italian lira, until the beginning of the 2000s, passed to the Euro in 2002 together with the European Union countries. The Italian lira, which is the old currency of Italy, is also known as the Italian Lira. You can find detailed information about the Italian lira in the rest of our article.
What is the currency of Italy? Information about the Italian lira
Lira was used as the pre-Euro currency of Italy, derived from the name Italiana. Lira Italiana, used from 1862 to 2002, before the Euro, the currency of Italy was called the Italian Lira. The phrase “Lire” is used as the plural form of Lira. Before the Euro, the Italian lira was used in Italy for about 150 years. In addition, before the Euro, the Italian lira was also used in San Marino and the Vatican. The Italian lira was discontinued in 2002 and is not used today. You can browse here for information about San Marino currency.
What are Italian lira banknotes and coins?
If it is necessary to list the banknotes of the period when the Italian lira was in use…
- 1000 Italian lira
- 2000 Italian lira
- 5000 Italian lira
- 10000 Italian lira
- 50000 Italian lira
- 100000 Italian lira
- 500000 Italian lira
The coins in the period when the Italian lira was in use were as follows:
- 50 Italian lira
- 100 Italian lira
- 200 Italian lira
- 500 Italian lira
- Bin Italian lira
For details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_lira