The first paper money of Italy
Though the bank system in Italy was one of the most developed and the oldest (the first banks have arisen in the end of 12 - the beginning of 13 centuries), the very first banknotes have been let out in Sardinian kingdom only at Charles Emanuile 111 in Turin in 1746. Bank notes of Sardinia-Piedmont were issued by face values from 1О to 3000 lyres. Since 1785 paper bank notes began to be issued in the Papal state in Rome. Release was carried out by two banks - S. Monte Della Pieta di Roma and Vanso di S. Spirito di Roma. Bank notes were issued by face values from 3 to 3000 scudo.
In the Roman republic 1798 - 1799, the entered French army proclaimed on February, 15th, 1798 with a support city, bank notes from 25 to 100 bayochchis (both above-stated banks) were issued
And assignats (it is obvious under the influence of the French republic) from 3 Baiocco to 10 Paoli (100 Baiocco). Within 19 centuries in a number of the Italian states have started to let out paper bank notes.
After association of the Italian states in 1861 in uniform Italian kingdom under the aegis of kings of Sardinia-Piedmont banknotes and treasury notes for all kingdom have started to be issued. Since 1896
Banknotes the Bank of Italy (lets out Vansa d'Italia) face values in lyres.
the Author: Denisov A.E.