5 Girush / Piastres Syriennes

Features

Issuer Lebanon
Period State of Greater Lebanon (1920-1926)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1924
Value 5 Piastres (0.05)
Currency Syrian pound (1920-1939)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 4 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.48 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 6715
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Lec# 24,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Schön# 2
Gerhard Schön; 2022. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

A cedar tree - the symbol of Lebanon - within circle

Lettering:
ETAT DU GRAND LIBAN دولة لبنان الكبير
1924

Translation: State of Greater Lebanon

Engraver: Henri-Auguste Patey Read more on Wikipedia

Henri Auguste Jules Patey was a French sculptor, medallist and coin engraver.

Reverse

Value flanked by stars.

Lettering:
PIASTRES 5 SYRIENNES
٥
غروش

Translation: Syrian 5 Piastres

Engraver: Henri-Auguste Patey Read more on Wikipedia

Henri Auguste Jules Patey was a French sculptor, medallist and coin engraver.

Edge

Milled

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1924  1 800 000 $ 1.30 $ 7.40 Monnaie de Paris (torch)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Girush / Piastres Syriennes
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 510
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 USD 23.13
(EUR 22.00)
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