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1 Birr

1 Birr -  obverse 1 Birr -  reverse

© Dario Silva Collection

Features

Country Ethiopia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2002-2008 (2010-2016)
Calendar Ethiopian
Value 1 Birr
1.00 ETB = 0.034 USD
Metal Bi-Metallic
Weight 6.82 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 78, Schön# 71
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Roaring Ethiopian (or Abyssinian lion) lion's head facing right
Binomial Name: Panthera leo roosevelti
lettering amh. for "Ethiopia", "2002"

Lettering:
ኢትዮጵያ
፳፻፪

Reverse

Weighing scales

lettering amh. for "1 Birr", "One Birr"

Lettering:
፩ ብር
1 Birr
አንድ ብር

Edge

6 reeded segments

Comments

First Birr: (1855-1894-1902) & (1903 -1931)
Second or decimalised Birr (1931-1936)
Italy occupied Ethiopia  (1936 to 1941) Italian Lira was in use
and British influence: from 1941 to 1945 British East Africa Shilling was in use in Ethopia
Birr (third birr)- 1944 - till date

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2002 (2010)  416,000,000 0.62 1.49 1.11 2.05 2.16 ፳፻፪
2008 (2016)  1.02 1.95 ፳፻፰

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