- Sardinian lira
The lira (plural "lire") was the currency of the
Kingdom of Sardiniabetween 1816and 1861. It was subdivided into 100 "centesimi" (singular "centesimo ") and was equal in value to the French franc. The lira replaced the Piedmontese and Sardinian scudos. It was replaced at par by the Italian lira.
In 1816, silver 5 lire and gold 20 lire coins were issued, followed in 1821 and 1822 by gold 40 and 80 lire, respectively. Silver 50 centesimi, 1 and 2 lire were added in 1823, followed by copper 1, 3 and 5 centesimi in 1826 and gold 10, 50 and 100 lire in 1832.
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