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Ottoman lira (French offices in the Turkish Empire usage only)


Name: Ottoman lira
Defn: 40par=40pa=1pia=1pi
Symbol:
Code:
Desc: in this currency, piastres are also called kurus
Units of money:
para pa, par 1
piastre pi 40

Users of this currency: Austrian offices in the Turkish Empire (64 stamps, 1886-1913), Cilicia (108 stamps, 1919-1921), Crete (5 stamps, 1898-1899), Eastern Rumelia (36 stamps, 1880-1885), French offices in Crete (5 stamps, 1903), French offices in the Turkish Empire (26 stamps, 1885-1923), German offices in the Turkish Empire (55 stamps, 1884-1905), British offices in the Turkish Empire (40 stamps, 1885-1921), Italian offices in Bengasi (2 stamps, 1901-1911), Italian offices in Crete (2 stamps, 1900-1901), Italian offices in the Turkish Empire (68 stamps, 1908-1923), Italy/Albania (6 stamps, 1902-1907), Constantinople (22 stamps, 1909-1923), Durazzo (8 stamps, 1909-1911), Janina (12 stamps, 1902-1911), Jerusalem (8 stamps, 1909-1911), Salonika (8 stamps, 1909-1911), Scutari (9 stamps, 1909-1915), Smyrna (13 stamps, 1909-1922), Valona (9 stamps, 1909-1916), Romania (30 stamps, 1858-1866), Romanian offices in the Turkish Empire (6 stamps, 1896), Russian offices in the Levant (131 stamps, 1900-1913), Thrace (28 stamps, 1913), Turkey (695 stamps, 1863-1924), Turkey in Asia (75 stamps, 1920-1922) Show with all usages

Denominations used by French offices in the Turkish Empire in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
30pa 2   1921 grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-grn, 1921 org issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-org
1pi 4   8/16/1885 yel pc=grn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1879-25c-yel ... 1905 palered ovpt=1 Piastre//Beyrouth oc=blk on=1903-15c-palered
1pi20pa 3   1921 grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-10c-grn ... 1923 rose d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-10c
2pi 2   1890 rose pc=palerose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1890-50c-rose, 1902 bisbrn&lav issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-50c-bisbrn&lav-unissued
3pi 1   8/16/1885 car pc=rose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1877-75c-car
3pi30pa 2   1921 bl issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-25c-bl, 1923 slgrn d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-15c
4pi 2   8/16/1885 brnzgrn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1876-1fr-brnzgrn, 1902 cl&olgrn issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-1fr-cl&olgrn-unissued
4pi20pa 1   1921 dporg issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-30c-dporg
7pi20pa 2   1921 dlbl issue=1921 d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-50c-dlbl, 1923 vio d=sower (1906 no ground) var=1 oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-35c-vio-var=1
8pi 2   1900 brn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2fr-brn, 1902 grayvio&yel issue=1902b oc=blk on=2fr-grayvio&yel-unissued
15pi 1   1921 cl<olgrn issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-1fr-cl<olgrn
20pi 2   1890 redlil issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-5fr-redlil, 1902 dkbl&buff issue=1902b oc=blk on=5fr-dkbl&buff-unissued
30pi 1   1921 org&bl issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-2fr-org&bl
75pi 1   1921 dkbl&buff issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-5fr-dkbl&buff

Used by 26 stamps of French offices in the Turkish Empire: (See all uses as list)
8/16/1885 1pi yel pc=grn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1879-25c-yel perf=14x13.5
8/16/1885 3pi car pc=rose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1877-75c-car perf=14x13.5
8/16/1885 4pi brnzgrn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1876-1fr-brnzgrn perf=14x13.5
1886 1pi blk pc=sal issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U ovpt=1 PIASTRE 1 oc=red on=issuer=France-1886-25c-blk perf=14x13.5
1890 2pi rose pc=palerose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1890-50c-rose perf=14x13.5
1890 20pi redlil issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-5fr-redlil perf=14x13.5
1900 8pi brn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2fr-brn perf=14x13.5
1902 2pi bisbrn&lav issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-50c-bisbrn&lav-unissued
1902 4pi cl&olgrn issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-1fr-cl&olgrn-unissued
1902 8pi grayvio&yel issue=1902b oc=blk on=2fr-grayvio&yel-unissued
1902 20pi dkbl&buff issue=1902b oc=blk on=5fr-dkbl&buff-unissued
1903 1pi bl issue=1902b oc=blk on=25c-bl-unissued
1905 1pi palered ovpt=1 Piastre//Beyrouth oc=blk on=1903-15c-palered
1921 30pa grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-grn perf=14x13.5
1921 30pa org issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-org perf=14x13.5
1921 1pi20pa grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-10c-grn perf=14x13.5
1921 1pi20pa red issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-10c-red perf=14x13.5
1921 3pi30pa bl issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-25c-bl perf=14x13.5
1921 4pi20pa dporg issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-30c-dporg perf=14x13.5
1921 7pi20pa dlbl issue=1921 d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-50c-dlbl perf=14x13.5
1921 15pi cl<olgrn issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-1fr-cl<olgrn perf=14x13.5
1921 30pi org&bl issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-2fr-org&bl perf=14x13.5
1921 75pi dkbl&buff issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-5fr-dkbl&buff perf=14x13.5
1923 1pi20pa rose d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-10c perf=14x13.5
1923 3pi30pa slgrn d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-15c perf=14x13.5
8/16/1885 3pi car pc=rose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1877-75c-car perf=14x13.5
8/16/1885 4pi brnzgrn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1876-1fr-brnzgrn perf=14x13.5
1886 1pi blk pc=sal issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U ovpt=1 PIASTRE 1 oc=red on=issuer=France-1886-25c-blk perf=14x13.5
1890 2pi rose pc=palerose issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-1890-50c-rose perf=14x13.5
1890 20pi redlil issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under U oc=blk on=issuer=France-5fr-redlil perf=14x13.5
1900 8pi brn issue=1885 d=Peace & Commerce var=N under B oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2fr-brn perf=14x13.5
1902 2pi bisbrn&lav issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-50c-bisbrn&lav-unissued
1902 4pi cl&olgrn issue=1902b oc=blk on=issue=1902a-1fr-cl&olgrn-unissued
1902 8pi grayvio&yel issue=1902b oc=blk on=2fr-grayvio&yel-unissued
1902 20pi dkbl&buff issue=1902b oc=blk on=5fr-dkbl&buff-unissued
1903 1pi bl issue=1902b oc=blk on=25c-bl-unissued
1905 1pi palered ovpt=1 Piastre//Beyrouth oc=blk on=1903-15c-palered
1921 30pa grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-grn perf=14x13.5
1921 30pa org issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-5c-org perf=14x13.5
1921 1pi20pa grn issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-10c-grn perf=14x13.5
1921 1pi20pa red issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-10c-red perf=14x13.5
1921 3pi30pa bl issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-25c-bl perf=14x13.5
1921 4pi20pa dporg issue=1921 d=sower (1906 no ground) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-30c-dporg perf=14x13.5
1921 7pi20pa dlbl issue=1921 d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-50c-dlbl perf=14x13.5
1921 15pi cl<olgrn issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-1fr-cl<olgrn perf=14x13.5
1921 30pi org&bl issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-2fr-org&bl perf=14x13.5
1921 75pi dkbl&buff issue=1921 d=Liberty & Peace oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1900-5fr-dkbl&buff perf=14x13.5
1923 1pi20pa rose d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-10c perf=14x13.5
1923 3pi30pa slgrn d=sower (1903) oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1903-15c perf=14x13.5
1923 7pi20pa vio d=sower (1906 no ground) var=1 oc=blk on=issuer=France-issue=1906-35c-vio-var=1 perf=14x13.5

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