• 10 Piastres 1961, KM# 24, Lebanon
  • 10 Piastres 1961, KM# 24, Lebanon
Obverse

Depicts a Lebanon cedar, surrounded by the value (above) and country name (below) 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.

★١٠ قروش★
١٩٦١
الجمهورية اللبنانية

Reverse

Depicts a trireme, surrounded by the value (above) and country name (below) in French, date below.

The Phoenicians, who lived along the coast of Lebanon and Syria, were the first great maritime commercial empire. They voyaged the length and breadth of the Mediterranean and out into the Atlantic, trading for tin, copper, amber, fine fabrics and ivory.

★ 10 PIASTRES ★
1961
REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE

Edge

10 Piastres

KM# 24 Schön# 24a
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin

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