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Ottoman lira (Cilicia 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 Cilicia in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
2pa 3   3/4/1919 redlil issue=1919a d=obelisk ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-2pa-redlil-obelisk ... 4/1/1919 redlil issue=1919c d=obelisk ovpt=CILICIE script oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-2pa-redlil-obelisk
4pa 3   3/4/1919 dkbrn issue=1919a d=Column of Constantine ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-4pa-dkbrn-Column of Constantine ... 4/1/1919 dkbrn issue=1919c d=Column of Constantine ovpt=CILICIE script oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-4pa-dkbrn-Column of Constantine
5pa 13   3/1/1919 issue=1919 due a ... 5/1920 viobrn issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberte Egalite Fraternite ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2c-viobrn
6pa 1   3/4/1919 dkbl issue=1919a d=Castle of Seven Towers ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-6pa-dkbl-Castle of Seven Towers
10pa 9   3/4/1919 grn issue=1919a d=Lighthouse on Bosporus ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-10pa-grn-lighthouse ... 5/1920 grn issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-5c-grn
20pa 21   3/1/1919 red issue=1919 due a ... 5/1920 red issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-10c-red-sower (1906 no ground)
1pi 15   3/4/1919 issue=1919a ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1915-ovpt=crescent&star ... 5/1920 bl issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-25c-bl
= 1pia 4   3/1/1919 dkbl issue=1919 due a ... 1921 dkbrn issue=1921 due d=++on=10c
50pa 2   3/4/1919 ultra issue=1919a d=map ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-50pa-ultra-map, 3/4/1919 ultra issue=1919a d=map of Dardanelles ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-issue=armistice-50pa
1 3/4pi 1   3/4/1919 sl&redbrn issue=1919a d=fountains ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1 3/4pi-sl&redbrn-fountains
= 70pa 1   2/1920 red oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-5pa-red-unissued
2pi 6   3/4/1919 orgbrn&ind issue=1919a d=view of Istanbul ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-issue=armistice-2pi ... 7/15/1920 ovpt=POSTE//PAR//AVION oc=blk on=issuer=France-2pi
= 2pia 4   3/1/1919 slbl issue=1919 due a ... 1921 olgrn issue=1921 due d=++on=20c
3pia 1   1921 issue=1921 due d=++on=30c
3 1/2pi 1   2/1920 red oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-5pa-red-unissued
4pia 1   1921 pur issue=1921 due d=++on=50c
5pi 10   3/4/1919 prusbl issue=1919a d=artillery ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1917-2pa-artillery ... 7/15/1920 ovpt=POSTE//PAR//AVION oc=blk on=issuer=France-5pi
10pi 2   3/1920 yelbrn&lav issue=1920b d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-50c-yelbrn&lav, 5/1920 yelbrn&lav issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-50c-yelbrn&lav
20pi 1   3/1920 cl<olgrn issue=1920c d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-1fr-cl<olgrn
25pi 2   3/4/1919 car issue=1919a d=sentry&shell ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-car-sentry&shell, 5/1/1919 car issue=1919d d=sentry with shell ovpt=T.E.O.//Cilicie oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1916-25pi-car-sentry with shell
50pi 5   3/4/1919 car issue=1919a d=sultan ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-car-sultan ... 5/1920 cl<olgrn issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-1fr-cl<olgrn
100pi 2   3/1920 dkbl&buff issue=1920b d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-5fr-dkbl&buff, 5/1920 dkbl&buff issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-5fr-dkbl&buff

Used by 108 stamps of Cilicia: (See all uses as list)
postage due 3/1/1919 5pa issue=1919 due a
postage due 3/1/1919 20pa red issue=1919 due a
postage due 3/1/1919 1pia dkbl issue=1919 due a
postage due 3/1/1919 2pia slbl issue=1919 due a
3/4/1919 2pa redlil issue=1919a d=obelisk ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-2pa-redlil-obelisk
3/4/1919 4pa dkbrn issue=1919a d=Column of Constantine ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-4pa-dkbrn-Column of Constantine
3/4/1919 5pa graygrn issue=1919a d=arms of sultan & tughra ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-type=newspaper-1916-10pa
3/4/1919 6pa dkbl issue=1919a d=Castle of Seven Towers ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-6pa-dkbl-Castle of Seven Towers
3/4/1919 10pa grn issue=1919a d=Lighthouse on Bosporus ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-10pa-grn-lighthouse
3/4/1919 20pa issue=1919a ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1915-ovpt=B
3/4/1919 20pa issue=1919a ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1915-ovpt=B
3/4/1919 20pa ultra issue=1919a d=old post office ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1916-20pa-ultra
3/4/1919 1pi issue=1919a ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1915-ovpt=crescent&star
3/4/1919 1pi issue=1919a ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1916-ovpt=semipostal&B
3/4/1919 1pi vio&blk issue=1919a d=old post office ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-vio&blk-old post office
3/4/1919 50pa ultra issue=1919a d=map ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-50pa-ultra-map
3/4/1919 50pa ultra issue=1919a d=map of Dardanelles ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-issue=armistice-50pa
3/4/1919 1 3/4pi sl&redbrn issue=1919a d=fountains ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1 3/4pi-sl&redbrn-fountains
3/4/1919 2pi orgbrn&ind issue=1919a d=view of Istanbul ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-issue=armistice-2pi
3/4/1919 5pi prusbl issue=1919a d=artillery ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1917-2pa-artillery
3/4/1919 5pi yelbrn&blk issue=1919a d=old post office ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-5pi-yelbrn&blk-old post office
3/4/1919 5pi ltbl&blk issue=1919a d=pyramids ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-issue=armistice-5pi
3/4/1919 25pi car issue=1919a d=sentry&shell ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-car-sentry&shell
3/4/1919 50pi car issue=1919a d=sultan ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-car-sultan
3/4/1919 50pi ind issue=1919a d=sultan ovpt=CILICIE tall oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-ind-sultan
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3/1920 10pi yelbrn&lav issue=1920b d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-50c-yelbrn&lav perf=14x13.5
3/1920 50pi cl<olgrn issue=1920b d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-1fr-cl<olgrn perf=14x13.5
3/1920 100pi dkbl&buff issue=1920b d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-5fr-dkbl&buff perf=14x13.5
3/1920 5pa viobrn issue=1920c d=Liberte Egalite Fraternite ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2c-viobrn perf=14x13.5
3/1920 10pa grn issue=1920c d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-5c-grn perf=14x13.5
3/1920 20pa red issue=1920c d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-10c-red-sower (1906 no ground) perf=14x13.5
3/1920 1pi bl issue=1920c d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-25c-bl perf=14x13.5
3/1920 2pi slgrn issue=1920c d=sower (1903) ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1903-15c-slgrn perf=14x13.5
3/1920 5pi ver<bl issue=1920c d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-40c-ver<bl perf=14x13.5
3/1920 20pi cl<olgrn issue=1920c d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.//Cilicie//SAND. EST//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-1fr-cl<olgrn perf=14x13.5
5/1920 5pa viobrn issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberte Egalite Fraternite ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-2c-viobrn perf=14x13.5
5/1920 10pa grn issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-5c-grn perf=14x13.5
5/1920 20pa red issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-10c-red-sower (1906 no ground) perf=14x13.5
5/1920 1pi bl issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1906 no ground) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1906-25c-bl perf=14x13.5
5/1920 2pi slgrn issue=1919d OMF bold d=sower (1903) ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1903-15c-slgrn perf=14x13.5
5/1920 5pi ver<bl issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-40c-ver<bl perf=14x13.5
5/1920 10pi yelbrn&lav issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-50c-yelbrn&lav perf=14x13.5
5/1920 50pi cl<olgrn issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-1fr-cl<olgrn perf=14x13.5
5/1920 100pi dkbl&buff issue=1919d OMF bold d=Liberty & Peace ovpt=O.M.F.bold//Cilicie//value oc=blk on=issuer=France-1900-5fr-dkbl&buff perf=14x13.5
airmail 7/15/1920 2pi ovpt=POSTE//PAR//AVION oc=blk on=issuer=France-2pi
airmail 7/15/1920 5pi ovpt=POSTE//PAR//AVION oc=blk on=issuer=France-5pi
postage due 1921 1pia dkbrn issue=1921 due d=++on=10c
postage due 1921 2pia olgrn issue=1921 due d=++on=20c
postage due 1921 3pia issue=1921 due d=++on=30c
postage due 1921 4pia pur issue=1921 due d=++on=50c

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