DECEMBER 6, 1976 THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ITALIAN POPULAR BANKS 100 LIREDECEMBER 6, 1976 THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ITALIAN POPULAR BANKS 100 LIREDECEMBER 6, 1976 THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ITALIAN POPULAR BANKS 100 LIRE

DECEMBER 6, 1976 THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ITALIAN POPULAR BANKS 100 LIRE

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USA Coin Book Item ID Number:
656505
Coin Condition:
ESTREMELY FINE 40/45
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Certification Number:
"IN MY STORE"

DECEMBER 6, 1976

THE CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF ITALIAN POPULAR BANKS

100 MINIASSENGI

"MINI CHECK"

SERIAL NO. 97-09264521

GRADED EXTREMELY FINE 40/45 3 VERTICAL FOLDS,

VERY LIGHT CIRCULATION, VISUALLY PLEASING

FREE SHIPPING IN A PROTECTIVE BANKNOTE SLEEVE

Miniassegni or "mini-checks" are coupons or promissory notes made to replace small-denomination coins during a shortage of 50 and 100 lira coins, which were the approximate equivalent of American nickels and dimes.
When the shortage of small-denomination coins began in 1975, vendors started by giving small items instead of change. Candy, grapes, stamps, phone tokens, and even chicken livers were given to customers when there was no way to make change. One café owner in Rome wrote handwritten notes for his customers as credit for their next order. After the shortage stretched on for a while, stores began to issue little coupons or checks of their own that ranged from 50 to 350 lire. Then banks started issuing miniassegni that could be collected and then exchanged for larger bills.

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