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(1) An Italian name for the peso, an old Spanish coin.
(2) The monetary unit of Turkey under the laws of 1844 and 1916, also known as the kurus; in practice, a form of change equal to 1/100 of a Turkish lira or to 40 para.
(3) The monetary unit of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Syria, the Sudan, and Lebanon, equal to 1/100 of a pound. The piaster in these countries is issued both in the form of coins and banknotes.
(4) 1/100 of a Jordanian dinar.