This 50,000-pound note commemorates 70 years of independence for Lebanon. It was issued on 22 November 2013 (the anniversary of the end of French colonial rule in 1943) despite the fact that the French-language back spells independence as it is written in English, rather than the French independance. The CentralRead More…

B534 (P92): 10,000 livres (pounds) (US$6.65) Yellow, orange, and green. Front: Arabic text; cedar tree; geometric series design. Back: Arabic and French text; geometric series design; bronze statue by Italian sculptor, Renato Marino Mazzacurati, of three Lebanese nationalists in Martyrs’ Square, Beirut; stylized landscape and mountain; cedar trees. 3-mm wideRead More…

B533 (P91): 5,000 livres (pounds) (US$3.35) Pink, purple, orange, and green. Front: Arabic text; cedar tree as registration device; geometric series design. Back: Arabic and French text; geometric series design; cedar tree. 3-mm wide magenta-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized BDL 5000. Watermark: Cedar tree and electrotype ‮٥٠٠٠‬. Printer: (OberthurRead More…