What is the difference between American and Italian money?


Quick Answer

The United States and Italy use two different types of currencies. The United States has the U.S. dollar, which can also be referred to as a federal reserve note. Italy uses the euro as its main unit of currency.

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The coins in circulation for Italy's economic system are 1-cent coins, 2-cent coins, 5-cent coins, 10-cent coins, 20-cent coins, 50-cent coins, ?1 coins and ?2 coins. The United States has the penny, the nickel, the dime, the quarter and the dollar coin. Although they are two different systems, a U.S. dollar is worth about three-quarters of a euro as of July 2014.

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