• 5 Piastres 1955-1961, KM# 21, Lebanon
  • 5 Piastres 1955-1961, KM# 21, Lebanon
Obverse

Depicts a Lebanon cedar, surrounded by the value and country name in Arabic, date below.

The Lebanon cedar is the national emblem of Lebanon. It grows in Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, northwest Jordan, western Syria, and south-central Turkey.

★ ٥ قروش ★
١٩٦١
الجمهورية اللبنانية

Reverse

Depicts a Lebanon cedar, surrounded by the value and country name in French, date below surrounded by the mint and privy marks.

Mintmark of the Paris Mint (left): Cornucopia
Engraver general's privy mark (right): wing Lucien Georges Bazor)

★ 5 PIASTRES ★
1961
REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE

Edge

5 Piastres

KM# 21
Characteristics
Material Aluminium Bronze
Weight 3 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.46 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Mint
Paris Mint (A)

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