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Metal pounds - modern coins of Syria

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • Country code:
  • Syria, the Arabian Republic
  • Syrian pound
  • Damascus
  • of 185 180 sq. km
  • Arabian (state), Kurdish, etc.
  • SY (SYR) 760

Modern monetary unit of the Arabian Republic Syria is the pound which consists of 100 kuruses. In circulation there are coins of denomination of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 pounds.

The First Syrian coins left in 1921 are there were Copper-Nickel coins 1/2 kuruses, and then in 1926 from Aluminum-Bronze an alloy have manufactured coins 2 and 5 kuruses. Since 1929 have been entered into the circulation of a coin with an aperture in the center is a nickel-brass 1 kuruses and silver 10, 25 and 50 kuruses. The material of a coin 1/2 kuruses has been replaced with nickel-brass an alloy in 1935, and coins began to manufacture 1 kurus from zinc and aluminium, together with bronze 2 1/2 of kurus since 1940.

A New series of coins has been manufactured between 1947 and 1948 years of denomination in 2 1/2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 kuruses and 1 pound, coins 2 1/2, 5 and 10 kuruses were minted from a Copper-Nickel, other of silver. The Copper-Nickel has been replaced on Aluminum-Bronze in 1960, and silver with nickel in 1968. With 1996 after high rates of inflation, there was a new series of coins in nominal value 1, 2, 5, 10 and 25 pounds. In 2003 of a coin 5, 10 and 25 pounds are manufactured with the latent plotting.

Nominal value: 1 pound
Stamping: 1991
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 pound of Syria the Reverse 1 pound of Syria
Nominal value: 10 pounds
Stamping: 2003
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 pounds of Syria the Reverse of 10 pounds of Syria
Nominal value: 25 pounds
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Center - a Copper-Nickel, a circle - a brass
the Note:
the Obverse of 25 pounds of Syria the Reverse of 25 pounds of Syria

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