Coins are changing! New 1 lira and 50 cents issued

SHAFAQNA TURKEY – The General Directorate of the Mint and Stamp Printing House has started work after increasing costs. The proportions of copper, zinc and nickel in the coins used were changed, saving 30 percent of production.

50 cents fell to 5.5 grams
According to NTV news; The weight of the coins has also changed. 1 lira has decreased from 8.2 grams to 6.6 grams. 50 cents fell from 6.8 grams to 5.5 grams.

The thickness of the coin also played about half a millimeter. First of all, 1 lira and 50 kurush were issued. Research on 1, 5, 10 and 25 cents is ongoing.

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