Bags stuffed with used "street money" were taken to be converted into foreign currency - usually high denomination Italian lira
or occasionally US dollars.
Everyone knows it's only a ploy by the Irish to make their prize-money look even more generous-actually they were a bit upset when the euro came in as they did have plans to quote prizes in Italian lira
before that was abolished.
The Euroisation of the =region in the short term, is likely to be even more widespread as other =currencies popular in the region, like the Italian Lira
, Austrian =Schilling and Greek Drachma are also replaced by the European currency.
E4X's multi-currency solutions allows KasparovChess to support online transactions in the following currencies: US Dollars, Euros, Deutsche Marks, Italian Lira
, Australian Dollars, Spanish Pesetas, French Francs, Netherlands Guilder, Canadian Dollars and Britain Pounds Sterling.
The Central Bank of Iraq has begun buying European currencies, including the euro, the German mark, Swiss and French francs, the Dutch florin, the Austrian schilling and the Italian lira
. It is buying them against their equivalent in US dollars.
(14.) In this period the shape of the Italian lira
da braccio also had symbolic connections with the human form, for a unique feature of the lira (as compared with the fiddle) was the indentation at the lower end of the body where the tail piece was attached (Jones, 2).
Compiled by national producers association Anica, the chart surveys the top-grossing homegrown productions since 1955, with earnings recalculated according to the value of the Italian lira
The hysteria which followed the entry of the Italian lira
into the euro-zone last year, for example, sprung from the joy of promozione into the league of Europe's economic champions.
dollar when the Italian lira
disappears in the changeover of European currencies to the euro in 2002.
One day last week I visited several exchanges in central London and phoned others, comparing rates for US dollars and Italian lira
. TTT (and its sister company Money Corporation) were selling dollars at $1.66, and American Express at $1.58.
15.21 14.41 Australian dollar (Per Unit) 78.67 74.67 Italian lira
(Per 100 Units) 6.92 6.76 Austrian schilling (Per Unit) 9.73 9.51 Chinese yuan (Per Unit) 15.30 14.70 Hong Kong dollar
Credits went up 18.3% in German marks, up 15.4% in French francs, and up 17% in the Italian lira
, although they fell in Dutch gilders by 24.4%.