The Italian equivalent of the Denier, which can be traced in Beneventum to the reign of Grimaldo (793-806) and was current in nearly all the Italian states, provinces, and cities.
It is frequently written Denaro, and a smaller coin which was issued by the Doges of Venice from circa 1170 to 1250 is called the Danaretto, or Denaretto.
There are also multiples, and under Antonio I (1701-1731) and Onorato III (1731-1793) of Monaco, pieces of eight Danari in copper were struck.
Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)