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Ottoman lira (Eastern Rumelia 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 Eastern Rumelia in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
5pa 7   1881 blk&yel ... 9/24/1885 pur&palelil issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-5pa-pur&palelil
10pa 8   1880 issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1876-10pa ... 9/24/1885 grn&palegrn issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-10pa-grn&palegrn
1/2pi 1   1880 ltgrn issue=1880 dt=crescent & star d=crescent & star (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1876-20pa-ltgrn
= 20pa 8   1880 redvio&grn issue=1880 d=crescent (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-9/15/1876-20pa ... 9/24/1885 red&buff issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-20pa
1pi 4   1881 blk&turqbl ... 9/24/1885 blk&turqbl issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-1pi
2pi 2   1880 blk&redbrn issue=1880 d=crescent (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-9/15/1876-2pi, 1880 blk&buff issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-2pi-blk&buff-unissued
5pi 5   1880 issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-5pi ... 9/24/1885 red&grngray issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-5pi
10pi 1   1880 blk&redlil issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-10pa-blk&redlil

Used by 36 stamps of Eastern Rumelia: (See all uses as list)
1880 10pa issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1876-10pa
1880 1/2pi ltgrn issue=1880 dt=crescent & star d=crescent & star (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-1876-20pa-ltgrn
1880 20pa redvio&grn issue=1880 d=crescent (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-9/15/1876-20pa
1880 2pi blk&redbrn issue=1880 d=crescent (1876) ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-9/15/1876-2pi
1880 2pi blk&buff issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-2pi-blk&buff-unissued
1880 5pi issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-5pi
1880 10pi blk&redlil issue=1880 ovpt=R.O oc=blk on=issuer=Turkey-10pa-blk&redlil
1881 5pa blk&yel perf=13.5
1881 10pa blk<grn perf=13.5
1881 20pa blk&rose perf=13.5
1881 1pi blk&turqbl perf=13.5
1881 5pi red&grngray perf=13.5
1884 5pa pur&palelil perf=11.5
1884 10pa grn&palegrn perf=11.5
1884 20pa red&buff perf=11.5
1884 1pi bl&palebl perf=11.5
1884 5pi brn<brn perf=11.5
9/22/1885 5pa blk&yel issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-5pa-blk&yel-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 5pa blk&yel issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-5pa-blk&yel-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 5pa pur&palelil issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1884-5pa-pur&palelil perf=11.5
9/22/1885 10pa blk<grn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-10pa-blk<grn-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 10pa blk<grn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-10pa-blk<grn-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 10pa grn&palegrn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1884-10pa-grn&palegrn perf=11.5
9/22/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-20pa-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-20pa-blk&rose perf=13.5
1881 5pi red&grngray perf=13.5
1884 5pa pur&palelil perf=11.5
1884 10pa grn&palegrn perf=11.5
1884 20pa red&buff perf=11.5
1884 1pi bl&palebl perf=11.5
1884 5pi brn<brn perf=11.5
9/22/1885 5pa blk&yel issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-5pa-blk&yel-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 5pa blk&yel issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-5pa-blk&yel-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 5pa pur&palelil issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1884-5pa-pur&palelil perf=11.5
9/22/1885 10pa blk<grn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-10pa-blk<grn-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 10pa blk<grn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-10pa-blk<grn-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 10pa grn&palegrn issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1884-10pa-grn&palegrn perf=11.5
9/22/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-20pa-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=bl on=1881-20pa-blk&rose perf=13.5
9/22/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-20pa-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/22/1885 1pi blk&turqbl issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-1pi perf=13.5
9/22/1885 5pi red&grngray issue=1885a ovpt=lion oc=blk on=1881-5pi perf=13.5
9/24/1885 5pa blk&yel issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-5pa-blk&yel-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/24/1885 5pa pur&palelil issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-5pa-pur&palelil perf=11.5
9/24/1885 10pa blk<grn issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-10pa-blk<grn-perf=13.5 perf=13.5
9/24/1885 10pa grn&palegrn issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-10pa-grn&palegrn perf=11.5
9/24/1885 20pa blk&rose issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-20pa-blk&rose perf=13.5
9/24/1885 20pa red&buff issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1884-20pa perf=11.5
9/24/1885 1pi blk&turqbl issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-1pi perf=13.5
9/24/1885 5pi red&grngray issue=1885b ovpt=lion in frame oc=blk on=1881-5pi perf=13.5

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