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Ethiopia to introduce standard circulating 5 Birr coin
« on: September 16, 2020, 04:52:34 PM »
In a statement of the National Bank of Ethiopia, its governor announced that Ethiopia will in the near future replace its 5 Birr banknote with a coin. 5 Birr is equal to 11 euro cents/10 pence.

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Re: Ethiopia to introduce standard circulating 5 Birr coin
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2020, 01:31:13 AM »
maybe bimetallic???

1 birr is bimetallic

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Re: Ethiopia to introduce standard circulating 5 Birr coin
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2020, 09:35:05 AM »
maybe bimetallic???

1 birr is bimetallic

I expect that the coin will indeed be bimetallic although it, because of its low value, would not make any sense.