5 April - 3 July 2011. Telling the tale of Italian currency from the lira to the euro, this historical and multimedia exhibition displays archive documents and industrial money printing presses, not to mention a large collection of coins and bank notes. The story begins in 1796 when Napoleon introduced the Italian lira, moving to Italian monetary unification in 1860 and the establishment of the Bank of Italy in 1893. These events are accompanied by a narrative exploring the lead up to the European monetary unification process, from its beginnings in the early 1950s until the birth of the euro.

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Address Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale 194, tel. 0639967500.

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LA MONETA DELL’ITALIA UNITA. Dalla lira all'euro

Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale 194, tel. 0639967500.