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Libya

 

1/2 Dinar, (1981)

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1/4 Dinar, (1990)

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1 Dinar, (1988)

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Front: Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (1942-2011), Head of State of Libya 1969-2011

Back: Mawlai Muhammad Mosque in Tripoli

 

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

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1/2 Dinar, (1991)

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10 Dinars, (1991)

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Front: Omar El Mukhtar (1863-1932), Libyan national hero

El-Mukhtar fought a long and unequal struggle against the Italian occupiers. He was captured in 1932 after the fall of the Koufra oasis, and was hanged in public.

Back: Large crowd below Sabha fortress

 

Sabha fortress

Sabha fortress

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1 Dinar, (2002)

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Front: Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (1942-2011), Head of State of Libya 1969-2011

Back: Mawlai Muhammad Mosque in Tripoli

 

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

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20 Dinars, (2002)

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Front: Map with water tunnels

Back: Muammar Gaddafi (center) with members of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Yassir Arafat standing fifth from right.

 

1 Dinar, (2004)

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Front: Muammar Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (1942-2011), Head of State of Libya 1969-2011

Back: Mawlai Muhammad Mosque in Tripoli

 

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

Mawlai Muhammad Mosque

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20 Dinars, (2009)

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Front: Map with water tunnels

Back: Muammar Gaddafi (center) with members of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Yassir Arafat standing fifth from right.

Courtesy Yuri Minkin

 

1 Dinar, (2013)

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Front: Cheering crowd with flags

Back: Flag and doves

Courtesy collectionsmastersusa

 

5 Dinars, (2012)

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Front: Camels

Back: Battle of Al-Hani monument

This memorial commemorates those who died fighting Italian occupation in the battle of Al-Hani in 1911.

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Camels

Camels

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Al-Hani monument

Al-Hani monument

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10 Dinars, 2011 (2012)

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Front: Omar Mukhtar (1858-1931), Libyan national hero

Back: Large crowd below Sabha fortress

Courtesy ybnotes

 

Sabha fortress

Sabha fortress

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20 Dinar, (2013)

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Front: Atiq Mosque, Awjila

The 12th-century mosque, the oldest in the region, has unusual conical domes made of mudbrick and limestone that provide light and ventilation.

Back: Italian school in Ghadames

Courtesy collectionsmastersusa

 

Atiq Mosque

Atiq Mosque

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Italian School in Ghadames

Italian School

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50 Dinar, (2013)

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Front: Italian Lighthouse, Benghazi

Back: Stone arch in Tadrart Acacus

Courtesy collectionsmastersusa

 

Italian Lighthose

lighthouse

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Stone Arch

Stone arch

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5 Dinars, (2015)

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Front: Ottoman clock tower in the Old City in Tripoli

Back: Greek ruins of Temple of Zeus in Cyrene

Courtesy ahmedabdussalam

 

10 Dinars, (2015)

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Front: Omar Mukhtar (1858-1931), Libyan national hero

Back: Omar Mukhtar with fellow resistance fighters on horseback

Courtesy ahmedabdussalam

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Libya, located on the north central coast of Africa, has been subjected to foreign rule throughout most of its history. It came under Allied administration in 1943. Proclaimed independence in 1951 as a constitutional monarchy. Became a republic in 1969. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Libya.

 

 

 

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