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Ottoman lira (Constantinople 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 Constantinople in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
10pa 1   1909 grn issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn
20pa 2   1909 cl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-10c-cl, 1922 grn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//PARA 20 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn
30pa 2   1909 sl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing right 1906) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-15c-sl, 1923 grn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn
1pi 1   1909 bl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl
1pi20pa 2   1922 sl issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1919-15c-sl, 1923 bl issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl
2pi 1   1909 vio issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio
3pi 1   1922 orgbrn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1922-30c-orgbrn
3pi30pa 2   1922 brn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn, 1923 brn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn
4pi 1   1909 brn&grn issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn
4pi20pa 1   1923 vio issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio
7pi20pa 2   1922 brn&grn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn, 1923 car issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1917-60c-car
15pi 1   1923 redbrn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1920-85c-redbrn
18pi30pa 1   1923 brn&grn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn
20pi 1   1909 bl&rose issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose
40pi 1   1911 graygrn&red issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red
45pi 1   1923 bl&rose issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose
90pi 1   1923 graygrn&red issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red

Used by 22 stamps of Constantinople: (See all uses as list)
1909 10pa grn issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1909 20pa cl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-10c-cl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1909 30pa sl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing right 1906) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-15c-sl perf=14
1909 1pi bl issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1909 2pi vio issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Constantinopoli//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1909 4pi brn&grn issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1909 20pi bl&rose issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1911 40pi graygrn&red issue=1909 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1922 20pa grn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//PARA 20 oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1922 1pi20pa sl issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1919-15c-sl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1922 3pi orgbrn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1922-30c-orgbrn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1922 3pi30pa brn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1922 7pi20pa brn&grn issue=1922 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 30pa grn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 1pi20pa bl issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 3pi30pa brn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 4pi20pa vio issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 7pi20pa car issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1917-60c-car wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 15pi redbrn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1920-85c-redbrn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 18pi30pa brn&grn issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 45pi bl&rose issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1923 90pi graygrn&red issue=1923 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=CONSTANTINOPOLI//value oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14

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