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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Some Syrian Banknotes-1980's-1990's

Illustrated below are some denominations of Syrian Pound notes. The earliest, the 1 pound, was issued in 1982. The other denominations in 1991. Some of the specifications are given below.
Syria 1 Pound 1982

Obverse: Turner (lathe operator); Reverse: Water wheels of
Hama in Orontes River. Watermark: Head of an Arabian horse.

Syria 5 Syrian Pounds 1977-1991  Obverse: The Bosra Amphitheatre. Zenobia (Julia Aurelia Zenobia Cleopatra) the female warrior. Reverse: Worker behind spinning frame. Women picking cotton harvest. Watermark: Head of an Arabian horse. Governors: Nassouh Al Dakkak
(1971-1978); Rifaat Al Akkad (1978-1984); Dr. Hisham Mutawalli (1984-1987); Mohammad Al Sharif(1987-1995).

Syria 10 Pounds 1991

Obverse: Al-Azem Palace in Damascus; female dancer;
Reverse: Ivory vessel; water plant. Watermark: Head of an Arabian horse.
Syria 50 Syrian Pounds 1977-1991  Obverse: Euphrates Dam (Tabaqah, Tabqa Dam, al-Thawra Dam). Water Goddess' statue with vase and water spouting from the vase. Archaic Dynasties Stone statue, Mari, National Museum in Aleppo. Reverse: The Citadel of Aleppo. Watermark: Head of an Arabian horse. Governors: Nassouh Al Dakkak (1971-1978); Rifaat Al Akkad
(1978-1984); Dr. Hisham Mutawalli (1984-1987); Mohammad Al Sharif (1987-1995).


 
 

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