• 10 Shillings 2006, KM# 15, Somaliland, Republic, Zodiac Signs, Libra
  • 10 Shillings 2006, KM# 15, Somaliland, Republic, Zodiac Signs, Libra
Description

Somaliland, officially the Republic of Somaliland, is a self-declared state internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia.

Obverse

Depicts scales between (left) the sun (5 rays) and the Zodiac sign.

Libra is the seventh astrological sign of the Zodiac. Libra is one of the three Zodiac air signs, the others being Gemini and Aquarius. Duration (tropical, western): September 22 – October 23. The ruling planet of Libra is Venus. The sign of Libra is symbolized by the scales. Libra is the only zodiac constellation in the sky represented by an inanimate object. The other eleven signs are represented either as an animal or mythological characters throughout history.

According to the Romans in the First Century, Libra was a constellation they idolized. The moon was said to be in Libra when Rome was founded. Everything was balanced under this righteous sign.

LIBRA
2006

Reverse

The face value, the slash and dash representing the word "shillings", as in British contexts, surrounded by the texted value and the title of the Bank of Somaliland in Somali above.

• BAANKA SOMALILAND •
10/-
TEN SOMALILAND SHILLINGS

Edge
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Stainless Steel
Weight 4.8 g
Diameter 24.9 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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