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Syria 2 1/2 Piastres  1948 to 1973
Syria 2 1/2 Piastres 1948 to 1973

These coins come from Syria. There are other coins from Syria, and other coins from Egypt, that look similar. The distinguishing features of 2 1/2 piastres coins covered on this page are:

1. made of aluminum-bronze
2. clearly show the 2 1/2 denomination in eastern Arabic numerals
3. have a long, narrow box below the denomination

The listings below give approximate catalog values for these coins. Some catalogs we have seen are behind the times with these coins. Our values below are based on recent auction results.

2 1/2 PIASTRES, 1948 and 1956, eagle head right with 3 stars
worn: $2 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $6
fully uncirculated: $10

2 1/2 PIASTRES, 1960, eagle head left with 2 stars
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $2
well preserved: less than $4
fully uncirculated: $8

2 1/2 PIASTRES, 1962, 1965, eagle head right with 3 stars
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $3
fully uncirculated: $5

2 1/2 PIASTRES, 1973, eagle head right with no stars
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $2

Coin: 20039 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: Adam, Wed, 30-Sep-2015 15:50:05 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 01-Oct-2015 01:45:17 GMT
Requester description: 1962 Eagle 3 stars in center, 2 dates 1962 and 1382, uses egyptian arabic 2 1/2
Tags: syria 2 1 piastres piastre syrie syrian piastries plastre piasters eagle 3 stars star center offcenter egyptian egypt arabic arab eaglets egals egal eagles eagel starrs off offset certer centre centers centered egyption arabesque aribic arabian arabia hawk falcon starburst coat shield arms burst sheild coats shiled crests shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon insignia arm shelid crested crest chevron creast shields

  

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