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Metal dinars and dirhams - modern coins of Libya

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  • Libyan Arabian Jamahiriya
  • Libyan dinar
  • Tripoli
  • of 1 759 540 sq. km
  • Arabian (state), English, Italian, etc.
  • LY (LBY) 434

Monetary unit of the Libyan Arabian Jamahiriya is the dinar which consists of 1000 dirhams. In a money turnover there are coins of denomination of 50, 100 dirhams and 1/4 1/2 of dinar.

In 1975 in Libya coins in nominal value 1 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dirhams arms of Federation of the Arabian Republics on which was represented have been manufactured. In 1979 issue of the second series of coins, in the same dignities in which design the horseman with the weapon was used has taken place. Coins of 1/4 and 1/2 of dinar have been manufactured in 2004. Small coins 1, 5, 10 and 20 dirham are used seldom, as exchange unit. Nevertheless, they still save the status as lawful legal tenders.

On obverses of coins of all nominal values the State Emblem of Libya which is looking like a board with a green field is represented, as a charger the Syrian falcon with open wings acts. The reverse of coins of all nominal values contains the digital designation of nominal value seated in a geometrical ornament (two imposed and displaced squares) over the plotting of two ears.

Nominal value: 100 dirhams
Stamping: 1979
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 100 dirhams of Libya the Reverse of 100 dirhams of Libya
Nominal value: 1/4 dinars
Stamping: 2002
the Material: the Nickel-brass alloy
the Note:
the Obverse 1/4 dinars of Libya the Reverse 1/4 dinars of Libya
Nominal value: 1/2 dinars
Stamping: 2004
the Material: the Center - a Nickel-brass alloy, a ring - a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1/2 dinars of Libya the Reverse 1/2 dinars of Libya

Notes Libya

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