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Ottoman lira (Italian offices in Bengasi 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 Italian offices in Bengasi in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1pi 2   1901 dpbl d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 a) ovpt=BENGASI//1 PIASTRA 1 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-25c, 1911 bl d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=BENGASI//1 PIASTRA 1 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c

Used by 2 stamps of Italian offices in Bengasi: (See all uses as list)
1901 1pi dpbl d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 a) ovpt=BENGASI//1 PIASTRA 1 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-25c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1911 1pi bl d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=BENGASI//1 PIASTRA 1 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14

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