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Centesimo

A division of several currencies in Italian-speaking (and some Spanish-speaking) countries equal in value to 1/100 of one unit of each currency.
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And in the recesses of the porches, all day long, knots of men of the lowest classes, unemployed and listless, lie basking in the sun like lizards; and unregarded children,--every heavy glance of their young eyes full of desperation and stony depravity, and their throats hoarse with cursing,--gamble, and fight, and snarl, and sleep, hour after hour, clashing their bruised centesimi upon the marble ledges of the church porch.
This was a modern example of marketing because La Nazione included a special insert, at the additional price of 50 centesimi, with the actual cartamodello to make the tuta.