Syria, coin catalog, price

Country: Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
Capital: Damascus
Currency: Syrian pound
Numeric code: 760
Letter code: SYP
Middle East Syrian Arab Republic possesses 185.2 thousand square kilometers of territory, facing West to the Mediterranean sea. Ansariya mountain range separates the lands fertile with a damp climate, from the arid Eastern plateau. The number of Syrians approaching 22.5 million people, most of whom live in the favorable Mediterranean and on the banks of the Euphrates. The capital of Syria is Damascus, the second largest city in the country.
The national currency is the Syrian pound equal to one hundred piastres (or Kirsha is their local name). Modern coins of Syria has 1, 2, 5, 10 and 25 pounds coin of 1996 is not used.
The first coins of 1921 was a ½ Karsha and were minted from copper-Nickel alloy. In 1926, they added the 2 and 5 aluminum-bronze cirsa. In 1929 - 1 kyrs of an alloy of Nickel, and 10, 25 and 50 kursa of silver. Buy coins Syria produced from precious metal is a good addition to the collection.
In 1935 a series in ½ Karsha repeated, but from an alloy of Nickel and brass. 1 Kars in 1940 was the aluminum-zinc, and then there was the 2 ½ Karsha of bronze. 1947-1948 years had been "fruitful" for the coin - just released: 2½, 5, 10, 25, 50 kursa and 1 funt. The last three denominations were minted in silver until 1968. Inflation is almost nullified the value of a coin of Syria of low denomination in 1996, leaving in circulation only pounds.
Periodically produced commemorative issues. The price of such coins Syria is higher than in casual.

Money system:

Syrian Arab Republic (1961 - 2019)

1 pound = 100 piastres
RE:
2½ piastres
5 piastres
10 piastres
25 piastres
50 piastres
1 lira
2 lira
5 lira
10 lira
25 pounds
50 pounds

JC:
5 piastres
10 piastres
25 piastres
50 piastres
1 lira
10 lira
25 pounds

United Arab Republic (1958 - 1960)

1 pound = 100 piastres
RE:
2½ piastres
5 piastres
10 piastres
25 piastres
50 piastres

JC:
50 piastres

Syrian Republic (1946 - 1957)

1 pound = 100 piastres
RE:
2½ piastres
5 piastres
10 piastres
25 piastres
50 piastres
½ lira
1 lira

French protectorate (1921 - 1945)

1 pound = 100 piastres
RE:
½ piastres
1 piastre
2 piastres
2½ piastres
5 piastres
10 piastres
25 piastres
50 piastres
RE
- Regular edition;
JC
- Jubilee coins;
CC
- Collectible coins.



5 piastres 1971

5 piastres 1971

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 3267
10 lira 2003

10 lira 2003

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1893
1 lira 1979

1 lira 1979

F VF XF UNC BU

wwc: / ID: 1178
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