As the monetary unit of the Papal States it was divided into 100 bajocchi (singular bajocco). It was replaced by the Italian lira in 1866.

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Scu"do (?), n.; pl. Scudi (#). [It., a crown, a dollar, a shield, fr. L. scutum a shield. Cf. Scute.] Com. (a)

A silver coin, and money of account, used in Italy and Sicily, varying in value, in different parts, but worth about 4 shillings sterling, or about 96 cents; also, a gold coin worth about the same.

(b)

A gold coin of Rome, worth 64 shillings 11 pence sterling, or about $ 15.70.

 

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