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Ottoman lira (Romania 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 Romania in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
2pa 3   1/1865 org d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza yeloch unissued
3pa 3   1862 org issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=laid ... 1863 yel d=Moldavia-Walachia arms
5pa 5   11/1/1858 blk d=arms 1858 2 bl unissued
6pa 5   1862 car issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=laid ... 1863 dprose d=Moldavia-Walachia arms
20pa 3   1/1865 red d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza red unissued
27pa 1   7/15/1858 blk d=arms 1858 1
30pa 3   1862 bl issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=laid ... 1863 dpbl d=Moldavia-Walachia arms
40pa 2   11/1/1858 bl d=arms 1858 2, 1859 bl
54pa 1   7/15/1858 grn d=arms 1858 1
80pa 2   11/1/1858 red d=arms 1858 2, 1859 red
81pa 1   7/15/1858 bl d=arms 1858 1
108pa 1   7/15/1858 bl d=arms 1858 1

Used by 30 stamps of Romania: (See all uses as list)
7/15/1858 27pa blk d=arms 1858 1 imperf
7/15/1858 54pa grn d=arms 1858 1 imperf
7/15/1858 81pa bl d=arms 1858 1 imperf
7/15/1858 108pa bl d=arms 1858 1 imperf
11/1/1858 5pa blk d=arms 1858 2 imperf
11/1/1858 40pa bl d=arms 1858 2 imperf
11/1/1858 80pa red d=arms 1858 2 imperf
1859 5pa blk imperf
1859 40pa bl imperf
1859 80pa red imperf
1862 3pa org issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 6pa car issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=laid
1862 6pa red issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 30pa bl issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 3pa orgyel issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 6pa car issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 6pa ver issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 30pa bl issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1863 3pa yel d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1863 6pa dprose d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1863 30pa dpbl d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1/1865 2pa org d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
1/1865 5pa bl d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
1/1865 20pa red d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
8/1866 2pa blk d=Prince Carol (1866) imperf
11/1/1858 40pa bl d=arms 1858 2 imperf
11/1/1858 80pa red d=arms 1858 2 imperf
1859 5pa blk imperf
1859 40pa bl imperf
1859 80pa red imperf
1862 3pa org issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 6pa car issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=laid
1862 6pa red issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 30pa bl issue=1862 laid d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf paper=laid
1862 3pa orgyel issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 6pa car issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 6pa ver issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1862 30pa bl issue=1862 wove d=Moldavia-Walachia arms paper=wove
1863 3pa yel d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1863 6pa dprose d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1863 30pa dpbl d=Moldavia-Walachia arms imperf
1/1865 2pa org d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
1/1865 5pa bl d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
1/1865 20pa red d=Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza imperf
8/1866 2pa blk d=Prince Carol (1866) imperf
8/1866 5pa blk d=Prince Carol (1866) imperf
8/1866 20pa blk d=Prince Carol (1866) imperf
2pa yeloch imperf unissued
5pa bl imperf unissued
20pa red imperf unissued

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