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Metal liras and kuruses - modern coins of Turkey

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Monetary unit of Turkey is the lira which consists of 100 kuruses. In circulation there are coins of denomination 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 kuruses and 1 lira.

During the period between January, 1st, 2005 on December, 31st, 2008, in Turkey "the new lira" has been officially manufactured. In 2005 coins in nominal value in 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 new kuruses and 1 new lira have been entered. 1 new kurus is rapped out from a brass, 5, 10 and 25 new kuruses from a Copper-Nickel, and 50 new kuruses and 1 lira the bimetallic. On all coins Mustafy Kemalja Ataturk's portrait is represented.

To horror of the European central bank, the sizes and composition of 50 new kuruses and 1 new lira accurately retry coins 1 and 2. It can call mess in an eurozone. It also calls problems for the enterprises using penny-in-the-slot machines (in particular, at the airports) in an eurozone as a number of penny-in-the-slot machines 1 new lira for a coin 2 accepts a coin. And as 2 costs approximately four times more, it enters at a loss holders of automatic machines.

Since January, 1st, 2009, the word "new" has been excluded from the lira name, its official name in Turkey becomes simple "the lira", new coins without a word "New" are presented by dignity in 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 kuruses and 1 lira. Besides, coins of 50 kuruses and 1 lira not so bimetallic.

Nominal value: 10 kuruses
Stamping: 2009
the Material: a Copper-nickel-zinc alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 10 kuruses of Turkey the Reverse of 10 kuruses of Turkey
Nominal value: 50 kuruses
Stamping: 2009
the Material: a Copper-nickel-zinc alloy. A ring (65-18-17) %, the center (79-4-17) %
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 kuruses of Turkey the Reverse of 50 kuruses of Turkey
Nominal value: 1 lira
Stamping: 2009
the Material: a Copper-nickel-zinc alloy. A ring (79-4-17) %, the center (65-18-17) %
the Note:
the Obverse 1 lira of Turkey the Reverse 1 lira of Turkey

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