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Italian lira (Tripolitania 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 Tripolitania in this currency:
Denom Usages Selected stamps
5c 1   10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
5c+5c 1   6/1/1926 brn issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace
10c 4   10/29/1923 brn issue=Fascisti d=view of Caprera ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10c ... 10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
10c+5c 1   6/1/1926 ol issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace
15c 2   4/1/1924 blgrn&blk issue=Manzoni d=Mt Resegone ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-15c, 12/4/1930 issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-15c
20c 9   10/24/1923 vio issue=Propagation of the Faith d=Ferrucci leading army ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-20c ... 10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
20c+5c 2   6/1/1926 grn issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace, 10/15/1928 grn issue=46th Anniversary of Societa Africana d'Italia
20c+10c 1   1925 issue=Holy Year
25c 5   10/14/1929 dkgrn issue=Monte Cassino d=death of Ferrucci ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-25c ... 10/16/1934 issue=1934 d=plane shadow on desert
25+10c 1   11/5/1934 graygrn issue=1934 air semi
30c 5   10/24/1923 issue=Propagation of the Faith ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-30c ... 5/7/1931 issue=St Anthony of Padua ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-30c
30c+5c 1   10/15/1928 red issue=46th Anniversary of Societa Africana d'Italia
30+10c 1   3/4/1929 car&blk issue=1929 semi
= 30c+10c 1   10/20/1930 issue=1930 semi
30c+15c 1   1925 issue=Holy Year
40c 1   4/12/1926 issue=St Francis of Assisi death 700th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-40c
40c+5c 1   6/1/1926 car issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace
40+20c 1   1927 brn&gray issue=1927 semi
50c 14   10/24/1923 blk issue=Propagation of the Faith d=death of Ferrucci ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-50c ... 10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
50+10c 1   11/5/1934 brn issue=1934 air semi
= 50c+10c 4   10/15/1928 vio issue=46th Anniversary of Societa Africana d'Italia ... 10/20/1930 issue=1930 semi
50+20c 1   3/4/1929 vio&blblk issue=1929 semi
= 50c+20c 1   11/27/1930 issue=Colonial Agricultural Institute 25th d=ruins of arch
50c+25c 1   1925 issue=Holy Year
60c 4   1925 d=Victor Emmanuel ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-60c-Victor Emmanuel ... 10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
60c+5c 1   6/1/1926 org issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace
60+30c 1   1927 car&brn issue=1927 semi
= 60c+30c 1   1925 issue=Holy Year
75c 5   12/4/1930 issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-75c ... 10/16/1934 issue=1934 d=plane shadow on desert
75+15c 1   11/5/1934 carrose issue=1934 air semi
= 75c+15c 1   10/14/1929 issue=Monte Cassino ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-75c+15c
80c 3   1931 issue=1931a d=airplane over Leptis ruins ... 10/16/1934 issue=1934 d=camel corps
80+15c 1   11/5/1934 brnblk issue=1934 air semi
1l 9   10/24/1923 issue=Propagation of the Faith ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1l ... 10/16/1934 issue=1934 d=camel corps
1l+5c 1   6/1/1926 bl issue=Colonial Institute d=goddess of peace
1l+0.20l 1   11/5/1934 redbrn issue=1934 air semi
1l+50c 1   1925 issue=Holy Year
1.20l 1   1931 issue=1931a d=Arab horseman & plane
1.25l 7   1925 d=Victor Emmanuel ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1.25l-Victor Emmanuel ... 10/16/1934 d=village scene with date palms
1.25l+20c 2   10/15/1928 bl issue=46th Anniversary of Societa Africana d'Italia, 11/27/1930 issue=Colonial Agricultural Institute 25th d=ruins of arch
1.25l+25c 2   10/14/1929 issue=Monte Cassino ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1.25l+25c, 3/17/1930 issue=Royal Wedding ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1.25l+25c
1.25l+30c 1   10/20/1930 issue=1930 semi
1.25l+50c 1   3/4/1929 dkbrn&bl issue=1929 semi
1.25l+60c 1   1927 dkbl&gray issue=1927 semi
1.50l 1   1931 issue=1931a d=Arab horseman & plane
1.75l+20c 1   11/27/1930 issue=Colonial Agricultural Institute 25th d=ruins of arch
2l 4   10/29/1923 issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-2l ... 10/16/1934 issue=1934 d=camel corps
2l+0.20l 1   11/5/1934 bl issue=1934 air semi
2.25l 1   5/1/1934 issue=Oasis Circuit Flight
2.55l+20c 1   11/27/1930 issue=Colonial Agricultural Institute 25th d=ruins of arch
3l 2   5/5/1933 dkbrn issue=Graf Zeppelin d=Mercury & zeppelin, 1/20/1934 grn issue=1934a ovpt=PRIMO VOLO DIRETTO//... oc=blk on=5l-grn-unissued
3l+0.25l 1   11/5/1934 vio issue=1934 air semi
4.50l+1l 1   5/1/1934 issue=Oasis Circuit Flight
5l 5   10/29/1923 issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l ... 1/20/1934 och issue=1934a ovpt=PRIMO VOLO DIRETTO//... oc=blk on=5l-och-unissued
5l+0.25l 1   11/5/1934 org issue=1934 air semi
5+1l 1   5/1/1934 issue=Oasis Circuit Flight ovpt=CIRCUITO DELLE OASI//... oc=blk on=issuer=Libya-1l+1l
= 5l+1l 2   10/14/1929 issue=Monte Cassino ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l+1l, 11/27/1930 issue=Colonial Agricultural Institute 25th d=ruins of arch
5l+1.50l 2   10/20/1930 issue=1930 semi, 12/4/1930 issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l+1.50l
5+2l 1   3/4/1929 ol&blk issue=1929 semi
= 5l+2l 3   7/26/1930 issue=Ferrucci death 400th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l+2l ... 12/7/1931 d=airplane over ruins
5+2.50l 1   1927 blgrn&gray issue=1927 semi
= 5l+2.50l 3   1925 issue=Holy Year ... 5/7/1931 brn issue=St Anthony of Padua d=Portrait of St Francis of Assisi ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l+2.50l
7.70l+1.30l 1   12/4/1930 dkpur issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-7.70l+1.30l
9l+2l 1   12/4/1930 dkbl issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-9l+2l
10l 2   5/5/1933 grn issue=Graf Zeppelin d=aurora & zeppelin, 1/20/1934 rose issue=1934a ovpt=PRIMO VOLO DIRETTO//... oc=blk on=5l-rose-unissued
10l+0.30l 1   11/5/1934 pur issue=1934 air semi
10+2l 1   5/1/1934 issue=Oasis Circuit Flight ovpt=CIRCUITO DELLE OASI//... oc=blk on=issuer=Libya-10l+2
= 10l+2l 1   10/14/1929 issue=Monte Cassino ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10l+2l
10l+2.50l 1   12/4/1930 issue=Virgil 2000th ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10l+2.50l
12l 1   5/5/1933 dpbl issue=Graf Zeppelin d=Mercury & zeppelin
15l 1   5/5/1933 car issue=Graf Zeppelin d=Marcus Aurelius arch & zeppelin
19.75l 1   6/1/1933 blk&olbrn issue=North Atlantic Flight
20l 1   5/5/1933 grayblk issue=Graf Zeppelin d=aurora & zeppelin
25l+2l 2   10/16/1934, 11/5/1934 grn issue=1934 air semi
25+3l 1   5/1/1934 issue=Oasis Circuit Flight ovpt=CIRCUITO DELLE OASI//... oc=blk on=issuer=Libya-25+3l
44.75l 1   6/1/1933 dkbl<grn issue=North Atlantic Flight

Used by 154 stamps of Tripolitania: (See all uses as list)
10/24/1923 20c vio issue=Propagation of the Faith d=Ferrucci leading army ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-20c
10/24/1923 30c issue=Propagation of the Faith ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-30c
10/24/1923 50c blk issue=Propagation of the Faith d=death of Ferrucci ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-50c
10/24/1923 1l issue=Propagation of the Faith ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1l
10/29/1923 10c brn issue=Fascisti d=view of Caprera ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-10c
10/29/1923 30c issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-30c
10/29/1923 50c blk issue=Fascisti d=death of Ferrucci ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-50c
10/29/1923 1l issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1l
10/29/1923 2l issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-2l
10/29/1923 5l issue=Fascisti ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-5l
4/1/1924 10c brnred&blk issue=Manzoni d=View of Pescarenico ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-10c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
4/1/1924 15c blgrn&blk issue=Manzoni d=Mt Resegone ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-15c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
4/1/1924 30c blk&sl issue=Manzoni d=fugitives on boat ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-30c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
4/1/1924 50c orgbrn&blk issue=Manzoni d=Lake Como ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-50c wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
4/1/1924 1l bl&blk issue=Manzoni d=Manzoni's house in Milan ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-1l wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
4/1/1924 5l vio&blk issue=Manzoni d=Alessandro Manzoni (1923) ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-issue=Manzoni-5l wmk=crown (Italy) perf=14
1925 60c d=Victor Emmanuel ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-60c-Victor Emmanuel
1925 1l d=Victor Emmanuel ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1l-Victor Emmanuel
1925 1.25l d=Victor Emmanuel ovpt=TRIPOLITANIA oc=blk on=issuer=Italy-1.25l-Victor Emmanuel
semipostal 1925 20c+10c issue=Holy Year
semipostal 1925 30c+15c issue=Holy Year
semipostal 1925 50c+25c issue=Holy Year
semipostal 1925 60c+30c issue=Holy Year
semipostal 1925 1l+50c issue=Holy Year
semipostal 1925 5l+2.50l issue=Holy Year
... skipping 104 ...
airmail special delivery 5/1/1934 2.25l issue=Oasis Circuit Flight
airmail special delivery 5/1/1934 4.50l+1l issue=Oasis Circuit Flight
10/16/1934 5c d=village scene with date palms
10/16/1934 10c d=village scene with date palms
10/16/1934 20c d=village scene with date palms
10/16/1934 50c d=village scene with date palms
10/16/1934 60c d=village scene with date palms
10/16/1934 1.25l d=village scene with date palms
airmail 10/16/1934 25c issue=1934 d=plane shadow on desert
airmail 10/16/1934 50c issue=1934 d=plane shadow on desert
airmail 10/16/1934 75c issue=1934 d=plane shadow on desert
airmail 10/16/1934 80c issue=1934 d=camel corps
airmail 10/16/1934 1l issue=1934 d=camel corps
airmail 10/16/1934 2l issue=1934 d=camel corps
airmail semipostal official 10/16/1934 25l+2l
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 25+10c graygrn issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 50+10c brn issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 75+15c carrose issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 80+15c brnblk issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 1l+0.20l redbrn issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 2l+0.20l bl issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 3l+0.25l vio issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 5l+0.25l org issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 10l+0.30l pur issue=1934 air semi
airmail semipostal 11/5/1934 25l+2l grn issue=1934 air semi

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