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BSP Adopts Currency Exchange Facility for Returning OFWs From Lebanon

08.23.2006

Starting September 1, 2006, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) returning from Lebanon will be able to exchange the following Lebanese currency for Philippine pesos under the Currency Exchange Facility (CEF).

OFWs may exchange their Lebanese Livres banknotes at commercial banks or at any of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) offices nationwide. OFWs have seven banking days from date of their arrival to convert their Lebanese banknotes.

LEBANESE LIVRES
Issuing Bank:  “BANQUE DU LIBAN”

100,000-Livres
Green, yellow and blue
Size: 160 x 90 mm or 147 x 82 mm  
 


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Value in Arabic and 25 rectangles at the background   as symbol   of  the united 25 “Cazas” in the country . (Variant 1: with wide holographic security band )

Bunch of grapes and 25 rectangles at the background

   

50,000-Livres
Dark blue, light blue, brownish red and yellow
Size: 155 x 85 mm or 140 x 77 mm
  

 
Front Design


Back Design 

 Value in Arabic and two little boats and 25 rectangles at the background (Variant 1: with wide holographic security band at left; Variant 2: without holograph  and lighter in color)

 “BDL” initials in   diamond

   

20,000-Livres
Reddish brown, brown, orange and pale olive green
Size: 150 x 80 mm or 131 x 72 mm  
  


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Back Design

Value in Arabic and 25 rectangles at the background (Variant 1: with wide segmented security thread)

“LIBAN” and 25 rectangles at the background

   

10,000-Livres
Orange, yellow, green and brown
Size: 145x73 mm or 128x66 mm  
  


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Back Design

Value  in Arabic and 25 rectangles at the background. 

Monument, cedars and 25 rectangles at the background.

   

5,000-Livres
Black, green, violet, red and orange
Size: 157x67 mm or 140x70 mm or 120 x62mm  
  


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Back Design

Value in Arabic,  cedar and 25 rectangles at the background. (Variant 1: with wide segmented  security   thread; Variant 2: with a different geometrical design )

Geometrical designs and 25 rectangles at the background

   

 1,000-Livres
Blue and multicolor
Size: 157x67 mm
  

 
Front Design

 
Back Design

Map of Lebanon (with variance)

Ruins of Baalbek and Bank of Lebanon

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