Travel Cash-strapped Rome eyes up Trevi Fountain coins

17:32  11 november  2017
17:32  11 november  2017 Source:   afp.com

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Sign of the times in Rome : the city's cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain . Previously swept up and handed over to Catholic charity Caritas, the coins , which can add up to as much as a million euros a year

Rome (AFP) - Sign of the times in Rome : the city's cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain .

A worker collects coins tossed into the Trevi Fountain in Rome as part of a regular monthly cleaning routine. The coins which used to go to a Catholic charity will now go toward city hall projects, local media say. © Provided by AFP A worker collects coins tossed into the Trevi Fountain in Rome as part of a regular monthly cleaning routine. The coins which used to go to a Catholic charity will now go toward city hall projects, local media say.

Sign of the times in Rome: the city's cash-strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain.

Previously swept up and handed over to Catholic charity Caritas, the coins, which can add up to as much as a million euros a year, will now be claimed by Mayor Virginia Raggi for projects to be decided by a city hall working group, according to reports in the local media on Friday.

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A worker collects coins from Rome 's Trevi Fountain . Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP. Sign of the times in Rome : the city's cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain .

Rome (AFP) - Sign of the times in Rome : the city's cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain .

Related: Coins Found In Trevi Fountain Add Up To $1.5M (Video provided by Wochit)

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ROME : Sign of the times in Rome : the city’s cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain .

Rome (AFP) - Sign of the times in Rome : the city's cash - strapped administration is eyeing up the coins tossed by tourists into the celebrated Trevi Fountain .

The tradition is as strong as ever following the landmark's restauration two years ago and thousands flock there almost every day to see where Anita Ekberg took her famous dip in Federico Fellini's 1960 film, "La Dolce Vita".

Snaffling coins is not the council's only revenue stream from Rome's fountains: this summer Raggi introduced on-the-spot fines for anyone tempted to emulate Ekberg by cooling off in the municipal waters.

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