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Known coins from Ethiopia

(select only values: 1 cent(4), 1 matona(1), 1/100 Birr(1), 1 gersh(5), 5 cents(5), 5 matonas(2), 1/8 Birr(1), 10 cents(5), 10 matonas(1), 1/4 Birr(3), 25 cents(6), 25 matonas(1), 1/2 Birr(3), 50 cents(6), 50 matonas(1), 1 Birr(3), 2 Birr(1), 5 Birr(5), 10 Birr(3), 20 Birr(5), 25 Birr(2), 50 Birr(2)).

1/8 Birr
1894 - 1896 [#2]
3.51g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions left foreleg raised

1/4 Birr
1894 - 1903 [#3]
7.11g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion left, left foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

1/2 Birr
1894 - 1897 [#4]
14.03g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions left foreleg raised

1 Birr
1894 - 1897 [#5]
28.07g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions left foreleg raised

1/4 Birr
1896 [#6]
Cupru

1/2 Birr
1896 [#7]
Cupru
Crowned bust right/Denomination

1 gersh
1896 [#8]
Cupru
Crowned bust right/Denomination

1/100 Birr
1897 [#9]
Cupru
Crowned bust right/Denomination

1 gersh
1897 [#10]
Cupru
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion left with staff

1 gersh
1897 [#11]
Cupru
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion left with staff

1 gersh
1897 - 1903 [#12]
1.4g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion left, left foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

1 gersh
1897 [#13]
1.4g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions right foreleg raised

1/4 Birr
1897 [#14]
7.11g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions right foreleg raised

1/2 Birr
1897 [#15]
14.03g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Lions right foreleg raised

1 Birr
1899 - 1903 [#19]
28.07g 835 silver
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion left, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

1 matona
1931 [#27]
Cupru
Crowned head right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

5 matonas
1931 [#28.1]
Cupru
Crowned head right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

5 matonas
1931 [#28.2]
Cupru
Crowned head right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

10 matonas
1931 [#29]
Nichel
Crowned bust right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

25 matonas
1931 [#30]
Nichel
Crowned head right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

50 matonas
1931 [#31]
Nichel
Crowned head right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

1 cent
1936 [#32]
Cupru
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

5 cents
1944 [#33]
Cupru
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

10 cents
1944 [#34]
Cupru
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

25 cents
1944 [#35]
Cupru
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

25 cents
1944 [#36]
Cupru
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

50 cents
1944 [#37]
7.03g 800 silver
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

50 cents
1944 [#37a]
7.03g 700 silver
Bust left, date below/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

1 cent
1977 [#43.1]
Aluminiu
F.A.O.
Small lion head right, uniform chin whiskers/Farmer with two oxen, denomination above

1 cent
1977 [#43.2]
Aluminiu
Small lion head right, two long chin whiskers at left nearly touch date/Farmer with two oxen, denomination above

1 cent
1977 [#43.3]
Aluminiu
Large lion head right/Farmer with two oxen, denomination above

5 cents
1977 [#44.1]
Alama
Small lion head right, uniform chin whiskers/Denomination left of figure

5 cents
1977 [#44.2]
Alama
Lion head right, date below/Denomination left of figure

5 cents
1977 - 2012 [#44.3]
Otel placat cu alama
Large lion head, right/Denomination left of figure

10 cents
1977 [#45.1]
Alama
Small lion head right, uniform chin whiskers/Mountain Nyala, denomination at right

10 cents
1977 [#45.2]
Alama
Small lion head, two long chin whiskers at left nearly touch date/Mountain Nyala and denomination

10 cents
1977 - 2008 [#45.3]
Otel placat cu alama
Large lion head right/Mountain Nyala, denomination at right

25 cents
1977 [#46.1]
Cupro-nichel
Small lion head right, uniform chin whiskers/Man and woman with arms raised divide denomination

25 cents
1977 [#46.2]
Cupro-nichel
Small lion head, two long chin whiskers at left nearly touch date/Man and woman with arms raised divide denomination

25 cents
1977 - 2012 [#46.3]
Otel placat cu cupronichel
Large lion head right/Man and woman with arms raised divide denomination

50 cents
1977 [#47.1]
Cupro-nichel
Small lion head right, uniform chin whiskers/People of the Republic, denomination above

50 cents
1977 - 2008 [#47.2]
Otel placat cu cupronichel
Small lion head, two long chin whiskers at left nearly touch date/People of the republic, denomination above

50 cents
1977 [#47.3]
Cupro-nichel
Large lion head/People of the republic, denomination above

5 Birr
1972 [#48]
20g 925 silver
Bust half left of Emperor Theodros II (1855-1868)/Bust facing, dates below

5 Birr
1972 [#49]
20g 925 silver
Crowned bust of Emperor Johannes IV (1872-1889), facing, dates below

5 Birr
1972 [#50]
20g 925 silver
Ayers: crowned bust of Emperor Menelik II right (1889-1913)/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

5 Birr
1972 [#51]
20g 925 silver
Veiled bust of Empress Zauditu right (1916-30), left, dates at right

5 Birr
1972 [#52]
25.02g 999 silver
Uniformed bust right, crown at left, shield at right/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

10 Birr
1972 [#53]
39.99g 925 silver
Uniformed bust 3/4 facing/Crowned lion right, right foreleg raised holding ribboned cross

20 Birr
1980 [#54]
23.33g 925 silver
International Year of the Child
Silhouette of child flanked by laurels, logo above/Children, logo above, denomination below

10 Birr
1978 [#61]
25.31g 925 silver
Conservation
Lion within circle divides wreath surrounding symbols in center/Bearded Vulture

10 Birr
1978 [#61a]
28.28g 925 silver
Lion within circle divides wreath surrounding symbols in center/Bearded Vulture

25 Birr
1978 [#62]
31.64g 925 silver
Conservation
Lion within circle divides wreath surrounding symbols in center/Mountain Nyala left, right foreleg raised

25 Birr
1978 [#62a]
34.99g 925 silver
Lion within circle divides wreath surrounding symbols in center/Mountain Nyala left, right foreleg raised

2 Birr
1964 - 1982 [#64]
Cupro-nichel
World Soccer Games 1982
Lion head right/Soccer players in front of two joined globes, denomination above

20 Birr
1982 [#65]
23.33g 925 silver
World Soccer Games 1982
Lion head right/Soccer players in front of two joined globes, denomination above

50 Birr
1981 [#66]
55.99g 925 silver
International Year of Disabled Persons
Symbol within wreath/Hand grasping wrist, denomination below, initials above

20 Birr
1984 [#73]
23.33g 925 silver
Decade for Women
Woman in field

20 Birr
1998 [#74]
23.33g 925 silver
50th Anniversary UNICEF - Folk Dance
Two dancing girls in front of huts, denomination below/UNICEF logo divides date

50 Birr
1984 [#75]
28.28g 925 silver
Revolution, 10th Anniversary
Large lion head right/Landscape, wheat stalk, star above

20 Birr
2007 [#76]
29.99g 900 silver
Vertical symbol with ribbon/Reconstructed skeleton

1 Birr
2010 [#78]
Bimetal
Large lion right in center/Balance scale

5 cents
2008 [#NKMA]
Magnetic; AD dating

10 cents
2008 [#NKMB]
Magnetic; AD dating

25 cents
2008 [#NKMC]
Magnetic; AD dating

50 cents
2008 [#NKMD]
Magnetic; AD dating

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Total of 66 coins from Ethiopia in my personal collection.