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Italian lira (Libya usage only)


Name: Italian lira
Defn: 100c=1l
Symbol: ₤
Code: ITL
Desc:
Units of money:
centesimo (pl: centesimi) c 1
lira (pl: lire) l 100

Users of this currency: Italian occupation of Austria (28 stamps, 1918), Castellorizo (36 stamps, 1922-1932), Corfu (8 stamps, 1923), Cyrenaica (139 stamps, 1923-1934), Dalmatia (1 stamp, 1922), Italian occupation of Ethiopia (7 stamps, 1936), Fiume (124 stamps, 1919-1924), German occupation of the Ionian Islands (2 stamps, 1943), Italian occupation of the Ionian Islands (13 stamps, 1941), Italian Colonies (87 stamps, 1932-1934), Italy (2813 stamps, 1862-2001), Italian Social Republic (48 stamps, 1944), Aegean Islands (118 stamps, 1912-1940), Calchi (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Calino (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Caso (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Coo (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Lero (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Lisso (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Nisiro (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Patmo (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Piscopi (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Rhodes (138 stamps, 1912-1945), Scarpanto (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Simi (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Stampalia (26 stamps, 1912-1932), Italy, AMG (12 stamps, 1943), Austrian occupation of Italy (37 stamps, 1918), Italian offices abroad (17 stamps, 1874-1881), Italian offices in Tripoli (14 stamps, 1909-1915), Italian offices in Peking (11 stamps, 1917), Italian offices in Tientsin (11 stamps, 1917), Italian offices in Crete (17 stamps, 1906-1912), Durazzo (1 stamp, 1916), Scutari (1 stamp, 1916), Valona (1 stamp, 1916), Trieste (302 stamps, 1947-1954), Venezia Giulia (31 stamps, 1945-1947), Libya (252 stamps, 1912-1942), German occupation of Montenegro (14 stamps, 1943), Italian occupation of Montenegro (26 stamps, 1941-1943), Saseno (8 stamps, 1923), Tripolitania (154 stamps, 1923-1934), Vatican City (1407 stamps, 1929-2001), German occupation of Ljubljana (69 stamps, 1944-1945), Istria & Slovene Coast (46 stamps, 1945-1947), Trieste Zone B (12 stamps, 1948-1949) Show with all usages

Denominations used by Libya in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
1c 3   1912 brn issue=1912 d=Eagle & ornaments ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1c-brn ... 1924 issue=1924 d=Roman legionary
2c 3   1912 orgbrn issue=1912 d=Eagle & ornaments ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-2c-orgbrn ... 1924 issue=1924 d=Roman legionary
5c 12   1912 grn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn ... 1942 brn&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
7 1/2c 2   1924 issue=1924 d=Roman legionary, 1929 ltbrn d=Victor Emmanuel III (1927 a) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1928-7 1/2c-ltbrn
10c 18   1912 cl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-10c-cl ... 1942 carrose&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
10+5c 1   1915 rose issue=1915 semi
10c+10c 1   2/16/1935 brn issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
15c 5   1912 sl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing right 1911) ovpt=LIBIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10/1911-15c-sl ... 1924 issue=1924 d=Diana of Ephesus
15+5c 1   1915 gray issue=1915 semi
20c 12   1915 org issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 a) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-20c-org ... 1942 graygrn&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
20+5c 2   1915 org issue=1915 semi
= 20c+0.05l 1   2/15/1927 vio&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
20c+10c 1   2/16/1935 carred issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
25c 15   1912 bl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl ... 5/16/1941 grn d=Hitler & Mussolini
25c+0.05l 1   2/15/1927 grn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
25c+10c 1   2/16/1935 grn issue=1935 air
30c 11   1915 ltbl&red issue=1915 espresso ... 1942 grayblk&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
30c+0.20l 2   2/20/1928 pur&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928, 4/7/1929 brncar&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1929
40c 5   1912 brn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn ... 3/12/1934 blkbrn issue=1934 due
40c+0.10l 1   2/15/1927 brn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
45c 1   1917 olgrn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 a) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-45c-olgrn
50c 28   1912 vio issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio ... 1942 graypur&rose issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
50c+10c 2   2/16/1935 vio issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
50c+0.20l 2   2/20/1928 blgrn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928, 4/7/1929 dkgrn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1929
55c 2   1921 blk&vio issue=ancient glory d=ancient galley leaving Tripoli, 1924 blk&vio issue=1924 d=ancient galley leaving Tripoli
60c 6   11/1915 org&car issue=1915 due ... 1941 orgred issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
60c+0.10l 1   2/15/1927 redbrn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
75c 13   1931 vio&red issue=1924 d=Victory (1921) ... 1942 org&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
75c+15c 1   2/16/1935 car issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
75c+0.20l 1   2/15/1927 brnred&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
80c 2   6/1/1922 bl d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) oc=blk on=1912-25c, 1941 pur issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
1l 12   1915 brn&grn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn ... 1942 ultra&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
1l+0.25l 1   2/16/1935 graybl issue=1935 air
1.20l 1   1941 brn issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
1.25l 16   1929 bl&ultra d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1926-1.25l-bl&ultra ... 5/16/1941 saph d=Hitler & Mussolini
1.25+0.20l 1   2/15/1927 bl&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1927
= 1.25l+0.20l 3   2/20/1928 red&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928 ... 3/8/1931 carrose
1.25l+0.25l 1   2/16/1935 graybl issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
1.25+0.30l 1   2/15/1927 vio&blk issue=1927 espresso
1.50l 2   1941 org issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints, 1942 issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
1.75l 2   1929 brn d=Victor Emmanuel III (1927 b) ovpt=LIBIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1927-1.75l-brn, 1931 org issue=sibyl d=Libyan Sibyl (1924)
1.75l+0.20l 3   2/20/1928 bl&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928 d=Perf: 14 ... 2/20/1930 red issue=Tripoli Fair 1930
1.75l+0.25l 2   3/8/1931 car issue=Tripoli Fair 1931, 3/8/1932 dkbrn issue=Tripoli Fair 1932
2l 4   11/1915 bl&car issue=1915 due ... 1942 issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
2l+0.30l 1   2/16/1935 carrose issue=1935 air
2l+0.50l 2   3/20/1933 vio issue=1933 air, 2/16/1935 olgray issue=Tripoli Fair 1935
2l+75c 2   6/3/1940 issue=Triennial Overseas Exposition
2l+1l 1   1932 blblk issue=1932 air
2.25l 1   1934 grayblk issue=1934 espresso
2.50+1l 1   2/15/1927 yel&blk issue=1927 espresso
2.55l 1   1931 vio issue=sibyl d=Libyan Sibyl (1924)
2.55l+0.45l 1   2/20/1930 grn issue=Tripoli Fair 1930
2.55l+0.50l 2   2/20/1928 yelbrn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928 d=Perf: 14, 4/7/1929 brn&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1929 d=Perf: 14 x 14¼
2.75l+0.45l 1   3/8/1931 org issue=Tripoli Fair 1931
3l+1.50l 1   2/16/1935 brn issue=1935 air
4.50l 1   1934 dkbl issue=1934 espresso
5l 8   1915 bl&rose issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose ... 1942 pur&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
5+1l 2   2/20/1928 vio&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1928 d=Perf: 14, 2/20/1930 redorg issue=Tripoli Fair 1930
= 5.00l+1.00l 1   4/7/1929 vio&blk issue=Tripoli Fair 1929 d=Perf: 14 x 14¼
= 5l+1l 4   3/8/1931 pur issue=Tripoli Fair 1931 ... 2/17/1934 dkgrn issue=1934 air
5+2l 1   1932 car issue=1932 air
5l+2.50l 1   6/3/1940 carbrn issue=Triennial Overseas Exposition
10l 6   1915 graygrn&red issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red ... 1942 vio&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
10+2l 2   2/20/1930 dkpur issue=Tripoli Fair 1930, 3/8/1931 brn issue=Tripoli Fair 1931
= 10l+2l 2   3/8/1932 dkpur issue=Tripoli Fair 1932, 2/17/1934 dkvio issue=1934 air
10l+2.50l 1   3/20/1933 grayblk issue=1933 air
10l+5l 1   2/16/1935 pur issue=1935 air
20l 1   3/12/1934 issue=1934 due
25l+3l 1   2/17/1934 redbrn issue=1934 air

Used by 252 stamps of Libya: (See all uses as list)
1912 1c brn issue=1912 d=Eagle & ornaments ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1c-brn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 2c orgbrn issue=1912 d=Eagle & ornaments ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-2c-orgbrn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 5c grn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-5c-grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 10c cl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (profile) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1906-10c-cl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 15c sl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing right 1911) ovpt=LIBIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10/1911-15c-sl perf=14
1912 25c bl issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-25c-bl wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 40c brn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-40c-brn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1912 50c vio issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (facing left) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1908-50c-vio wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1915 20c org issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 a) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-20c-org wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1915 1l brn&grn issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-1l-brn&grn wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1915 5l bl&rose issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1901 b) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1901-5l-bl&rose wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1915 10l graygrn&red issue=1912 d=Victor Emmanuel III (1910) ovpt=Libia oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1910-10l-graygrn&red wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
semipostal 1915 10+5c rose issue=1915 semi wmk=crown (Italy)
semipostal 1915 15+5c gray issue=1915 semi wmk=crown (Italy)
semipostal 1915 20+5c org issue=1915 semi wmk=crown (Italy)
semipostal 1915 20+5c slbl issue=1915 semi wmk=crown (Italy)
special delivery 1915 25c rose issue=1915 espresso wmk=crown (Italy)
special delivery 1915 30c ltbl&red issue=1915 espresso wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 5c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 10c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 20c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 30c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 40c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 50c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
postage due 11/1915 60c org&car issue=1915 due wmk=crown (Italy)
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airmail 1941 75c bl issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
airmail 1941 80c pur issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
airmail 1941 1.20l brn issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
airmail 1941 1.50l org issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
airmail 1941 5l grn issue=1941 Tripolitania overprints
5/16/1941 5c org d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 10c brn d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 20c dlvio d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 25c grn d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 50c pur d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 75c scar d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
5/16/1941 1.25l saph d=Hitler & Mussolini perf=14
airmail 5/16/1941 50c blkgrn d=Hitler & Mussolini
airmail 9/1/1941 1l grayblk issue=1941 Cyrenaica overprints
postage due 1942 5c brn&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 10c carrose&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 20c graygrn&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 30c grayblk&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 50c graypur&rose issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 75c org&red issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 1l ultra&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 1.50l issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 2l issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 5l pur&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)
postage due 1942 10l vio&bl issue=1942 due unissued d=camel with rider (1942)

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