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Ottoman lira (German 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 German offices in the Turkish Empire in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
10pa 6   1884 vio issue=1884 d=numeral (pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-5pf-vio ... 11/1905 grn d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-5pf
20pa 6   1884 rose issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-10pf-rose ... 11/1905 car d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-10pf
1pi 7   1884 ultra issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=bl on=issuer=Germany-1880-20pf ... 11/1905 ultra d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-20pf
1 1/4pi 5   1884 orgbrn issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-25pf ... 11/1905 org&blk pc=yel d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-25pf
1 1/2pi 3   10/1/1900 org&blk pc=sal d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-30pf ... 11/1905 org&blk pc=buff d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-30pf
2pi 3   10/1/1900 lake&blk d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-40pf ... 11/1905 lake&blk d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-40pf
2 1/2pi 5   1884 slgrn issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-50pf ... 11/1905 pur&blk pc=buff d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-50pf
4pi 3   10/1/1900 lake&blk pc=rose d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-80pf ... 11/1905 lake&blk pc=rose d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-80pf
5pi 4   10/1/1900 carrose d=Imperial Post Office (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-1m ... 11/1905 carrose d=Imperial Post Office (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-1m
10pi 4   10/1/1900 graybl d=union of North and South (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-2m ... 11/1905 graybl d=union of North and South (redesigned) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-2m
15pi 3   10/1/1900 blkvio d=unveiling (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-3m ... 11/1905 blkvio d=unveiling (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-3m
25pi 6   10/1/1900 sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Reichspost) var=thick 5 oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5m-var=thick 5 ... 11/1905 sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-5m

Used by 55 stamps of German offices in the Turkish Empire: (See all uses as list)
1884 10pa vio issue=1884 d=numeral (pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-5pf-vio
1884 20pa rose issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-10pf-rose
1884 1pi ultra issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=bl on=issuer=Germany-1880-20pf
1884 1pi ultra issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-20pf
1884 1 1/4pi orgbrn issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-25pf
1884 2 1/2pi slgrn issue=1884 d=German eagle (1880 pfennig) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1880-50pf
10/1/1889 10pa grn issue=1889 d=crown over numeral oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1889-5pf-grn perf=13.5x14.25
10/1/1889 20pa car issue=1889 d=German eagle (1889) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1889-10pf-car perf=13.5x14.25
10/1/1889 1pi ultra issue=1889 d=German eagle (1889) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1889-20pf-ultra perf=13.5x14.25
10/1/1889 1 1/4pi org issue=1889 oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1890-25pf-org-unissued
10/1/1889 2 1/2pi choc issue=1889 d=German eagle (1889) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1889-50pf-choc perf=13.5x14.25
10/1/1900 10pa grn d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5pf-grn perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 20pa car d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-10pf-car perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 1pi ultra d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-20pf-ultra perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 1 1/4pi org&blk pc=yel d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-25pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 1 1/2pi org&blk pc=sal d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-30pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 2pi lake&blk d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-40pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 2 1/2pi pur&blk pc=sal d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-50pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1900 4pi lake&blk pc=rose d=Germania (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-80pf
10/1/1900 5pi carrose d=Imperial Post Office (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-1m
10/1/1900 10pi graybl d=union of North and South (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-2m
10/1/1900 15pi blkvio d=unveiling (Reichspost) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-3m
10/1/1900 25pi sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Reichspost) var=thick 5 oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5m-var=thick 5
10/1/1900 25pi sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Reichspost) var=thin 5 oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5m-var=thin 5
1903 10pa grn d=Germania (Reichspost) ovpt=A with bar oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5pf perf=14x14.25
... skipping 5 ...
1903 25pi sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Reichspost) var=thin 5 ovpt=A with bar oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1900-5m-var=thin 5
10/1/1905 10pa grn d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-5pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 20pa car d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-10pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 1pi ultra d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-20pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 1 1/4pi org&blk pc=yel d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-25pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 1 1/2pi org&blk pc=sal d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-30pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 2pi lake&blk d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-40pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 2 1/2pi pur&blk pc=sal d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-50pf perf=14x14.25
10/1/1905 4pi lake&blk pc=rose d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-80pf
10/1/1905 5pi carrose d=post office (1902) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-1m
10/1/1905 10pi graybl d=union of North and South (redesigned) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-2m-union of North and South (redesigned)
10/1/1905 15pi blkvio d=unveiling (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-3m
10/1/1905 25pi sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1902-5m
11/1905 10pa grn d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-5pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 20pa car d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-10pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 1pi ultra d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-20pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 1 1/4pi org&blk pc=yel d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-25pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 1 1/2pi org&blk pc=buff d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-30pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 2pi lake&blk d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-40pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 2 1/2pi pur&blk pc=buff d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-50pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 4pi lake&blk pc=rose d=Germania (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-80pf wmk=lozenges
11/1905 5pi carrose d=Imperial Post Office (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-1m wmk=lozenges perf=14x14.5
11/1905 10pi graybl d=union of North and South (redesigned) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-2m wmk=lozenges perf=14x14.5
11/1905 15pi blkvio d=unveiling (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-3m wmk=lozenges
11/1905 25pi sl&car d=Wilhelm II speaking (Deutsches Reich) ovpt=value(fraktur) oc=blk on=issuer=Germany-1905-5m wmk=lozenges perf=14x14.5

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