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Syria 2 and 5 Piastres  1926 to 1940
Syria 2 and 5 Piastres 1926 to 1940

These aluminum bronze coins were minted in Syria in 2 and 5 piastres denominations (there are 100 piastres in one pound). They are getting old enough to support a little collector value. The tables below give approximate catalog values for these coins. Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret these catalog values.

2 PIASTRES
worn: $10 approximate catalog value in US dollars
average circulated (like our picture): $18
well preserved: $45
fully uncirculated: $120

5 PIASTRES
worn: $1 approximate catalog value in US dollars
average circulated (like our picture): $5
well preserved: $16
fully uncirculated: $50

Coin: 6646 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: dhw, Tue, 25-Jan-2011 14:46:23 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Thu, 10-Oct-2013 02:04:15 GMT
Reviewed by Chris, appraisal OK, Thu, 10-Oct-2013 02:04:15 GMT
Requester description: obverse ETAT 1936 DE SYRIE with some arabic writing and a desighn around the edge. the reverse CINQ PIASTRES with two wheat leaves between 50 with arabic writing and desighn around edge.
Tags: syria syrie 2 5 piastre piastries plastre piastres piasters wreath arab aribic arabian arabia arabic squiggle squiggles scribbles swoosh squiggly squigle swirl scribble curlycue swirls squiggley sqiggles swirly obverse anverse etat de cinq cniq two wheat leaf leafs leaves leave leaved leafed leafy leavs 50 grain grains

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