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5 Qirush / Piastres

5 Qirush / Piastres -  obverse5 Qirush / Piastres -  reverse

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Features

Country Lebanon
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1968-1975
Value 5 Piastres (0.05 LBP)
Currency Lebanese pound (1939-date)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 2.20 g
Diameter 18.04 mm
Thickness 1.26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 25,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 26
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

A Cedar tree (Cedrus libani), state bank name in both French and Arabic, and Gregorian year of issue in both Roman and Arab numerals.

Lettering:
مصرف لبنان
1969-١٩٦٩
BANQUE DU LIBAN

Translation: Bank of Lebanon

Reverse

Two wreath branches surrounding the denomination.

Lettering:
٥
قروش
5
PIASTRES

Edge

Milled

Comments

Note: Krause lists the year 1980 for this coin; however, it does not exist.

Varieties exist:


Mint Set (booklet) issued in 2010:
Issue Price: 15,000 LBP

© Image courtesy of Banque du Liban

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1968  2,000,000 0.83 15% KM# 25.1
1969  4,000,000 0.33 0.54 24% KM# 25.1
1970  0.28 0.28 0.53 0.90 0.90 49% KM# 25.1
1972  12,000,000 0.27 0.70 42% KM# 25.2 (with privy marks)
1975  20,000,000 0.23 1.01 21% KM# 25.2 (with privy marks)
1975  1,000 1.0% KM# 25.2 Mint Sets (booklet; 2010)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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