The lira was the official unit of currency in Italy until January 1, 1999, when it was replaced by the euro (euro coins and notes were not introduced until 2002). Old lira denominated currency ceased to be legal tender on February 28, 2002. The conversion rate is 1,936.27 lire to the euro.
Herein, can you cash in Italian Lira?
B. C. replies: Most pre-euro currencies can still be exchanged for euros, but only at the central bank in the countries concerned. Lira notes ceased to be legal tender in February 2002. Any that were in circulation can be exchanged for the equivalent value in euros at the Banca D'Italia until February 29, 2012.
What country uses the lira as its currency?
In each of these countries the libra was translated into local language: pound in England, livre in France, lira in Italy. The Venetian lira was one of the currencies in use in Italy and due to the economic power of the Venetian Republic a popular currency in the Eastern Mediterranean trade.
What is this symbol in money?
World Currency Symbols. This page lists global currency symbols used to denote that a number is a monetary value, such as the dollar sign "$", the Pound sign "£", and the Euro sign "€".