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The Italian coined gold

Roman empire is known as one of great ancient civilisations, and has kept the trace in the majority of the countries of the world and their languages. The Roman coins can be found in considerable quantities and today though gold Roman coins are rare. Roman empire has failed in the end of the fifth century of our era then Italy was ground of small kingdoms and cities - the states. The Renaissance has begun in Italy, in rich cities-states of Florence and Venice with their gold ducats to which widely imitated. Modern association of Italy as the nations has begun only in 1861 at king Vittorio Emanuele II. And only after change of four kings, Italy became republic in 1946.

Ducat of Venice of 1783 - Zecchino

Because of the long history, and set of the small states, in Italy the set of various types the Italian coined golds has been manufactured. Among the most known the ducat named also Zecchino and manufactured in many states is. In other cities-states, its equivalent was Scudo (Scudo d'Oro), or a florin. Coins Doppia of the double size, with division into half doppie, a quarter doppie and the eighth part doppie were manufactured. Sovranos and half sovranos were minted in Lombardy and Venice, ongaros in Mantua and Milan, doppiettas in Sardinia, oncia to Sicily, ungheros and ruspone in Tuscany. Liras have been entered in 1758 in Genoa, and in the issue also have been accepted in a number of other states, including Sardinia. The monetary unit under the name lira has been chosen for stamping in incorporated kingdom since 1861. Most accessible of modern Italian coined golds are 20 liras of Vittorio Emanuele II and Umberto I. Because of inflation, coined golds since 1931, have the smaller sizes.

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