In 1814 Vittorio Emanuele I, King of Piedmont and Sardinia, established the Corps of the Carabinieri Reali, with the task of protecting public order. Since then the Carabinieri, an Italian excellence, have played a special role in the collective imagination of the Italian people, going along with them through all the steps of their national history. Thanks to its centuries-old history, today this Corps is a military and police force with cutting edge methods and technologies, thus representing one of the most appreciated Italian organizations in the world.
The first official Euro coins of Latvia, 1 cent to 2 Euro 2014 in BU quality. Lavia has been the 18th country of Euro zone area since 1st January 2014.