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Giori’s Innovative Paper Money

September 29, 2023 8:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Gualtiero Giori was the third generation of the Coen family of security printers. In 1876 his grandfather Dino Coen purchased a small printing shop in Milan, Italy, which soon became a leading provider of security documents such as stock certificates, bonds, and checks in a newly unified Italy that needed economic growth. This printing house was called the Officine Grafiche Coen e Compagnia, known unofficially as "C e C."