Millieme: coin from Kingdom of Libya (1952-1965); 1/1000 pound or 1/10 piastre

MILLIEME: COIN OF LIBYA

10 millieme, 1965: Kingdom of Libya

10 milliemes (مليمات), 1965: Kingdom of Libya

Ruler: Idris (El Sayyid Prince Muhammad Idris bin Muhammad al-Mahdi as-Senussi) — the King of Libya in 1951-1969.

Date on coin: AH 1385 (AH: Latin "Anno Hegirae" — "the year of the Hijra"; Islamic calendar) = 1965 (Gregorian calendar).

مليمات ١٠ - TEN MILLIEMES: the denomination of the coin is indicated in both — Arabic and English.

المملكة الليبية: Kingdom of Libya.

١٣٨٥ - ١٩٦٥: 1965-1385 (Arabic date below in both — the Hejira and Christian eras).

Crowned Libyan coat of arms.

Mintage: 17.000.000.

  • Copper-nickel: 19.7 mm - 3.2 g
  • Reference price: 1.5$

COIN MILLIEME — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. KINGDOM OF LIBYA (1952-1965): millieme = 1/1000 pound = 1/10 piastre
  2. SULTANATE OF EGYPT (BRITISH PROTECTORATE) + KINGDOM OF EGYPT + REPUBLIC OF EGYPT + UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC + ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT (1917-…): millieme = 1/1000 pound = 1/10 piastre
Pay attention — in numismatic terminology there are a separate coin names: millieme (Libya and Egypt) and millim (Sudan and Tunisia). Although some sources combine these two names of coins into one - millieme.
The name of the coin millieme comes from the French word "millième" — "thousandth part", as well as a closely related coins millim and mil, is a thousandth of the basic currency of the state (1/1000 pound).