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Explore The Coinage Of Lebanon is an exemplary semantic website developed to help you in browsing, cataloging and studying the coinage of modern-day Lebanon. It is part of Turathium™, an ongoing initiative for connecting people with cultural heritage. Learn more about LIRAT.ME website.

To browse the coins of Lebanon: click on a title, subtitle, image or image caption in the sections below. You can also click on the Explore or Turathopedia menus to navigate the website. The following sections list items randomly upon loading this page.

Coins of Lebanon

Circulating Coins

Circulating coins are the coins that people use every day. They are mass-produced and made from base metals such as copper, nickel and aluminium. Learn more about circulating coins.

Commemorative Coins

Commemorative coins are issued to commemorate some particular event or issue with a distinct design with reference to the occasion on which they were issued. Many coins in this category serve as collector's items only, although some countries are also issuing commemorative coins for regular circulation. (Source: Wikipedia.) Learn more about commemorative coins.

Circulating Coin Series

The circulating coins of Lebanon are grouped into 19 series arranged chronologically, each is given a sequential identification number, starting from 1 for the earliest. Coins within a series are arranged chronologically, starting from the earliest and moving from the small denomination to the large one. Learn more about circulating coin series.