Sentence Examples


  • One, 3/4, 3/4 and ~f piastre pieces are coined in nickel and 1ff and fff piastre pieces in bronze.
  • The one piastre piece is worth a fraction over 24d.
  • The fff of a piastre is popularly called a para and the native population generally reckon in paras.
  • The legal piastre is called the piastre tariff (P.T.), to distinguish it from the 1/2 piastre, which in local usage in Cairo and Alexandria is called a piastre.
  • Officially the 4 piastre is known as 5 milliemes, and so with the coins of lower denomination, the para being 3/4 millieme.
 

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