5 Piastres (1955 - 1961)

obverse of 5 Piastres (1955 - 1961) coin with KM# 21 from Lebanon. Inscription: ٥ ١٩٦١
reverse of 5 Piastres (1955 - 1961) coin with KM# 21 from Lebanon. Inscription: 5 PIASTRES 1961 *REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE*

Features

Denomination 5 Piastres
Catalog Number KM# 21
Weight (g) 3
Diameter (mm) 20
Thickness (mm) 1.46
Shape: Round
Composition: Aluminum-Bronze
Not Magnetic
Orientation Coin orientation ↑↓
Demonetized

Obverse

Lettering:
٥
١٩٦١


Description:
Cedar tree in center with and Date below it. "الجمهورية اللبنانية" in Arabic at bottom. "5 قروش" at the top.

Reverse

Lettering:
5 PIASTRES
1961
*REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE*


Description:
Lion head in center. "5 PIASTRES" at top. Paris privy marks on both sides of the date below lion head. "REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE" at bottom.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1955 3,000,000 Very Common
1961 Very Common

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