Central Bank of Libya
130 x 65 mm
Commemorative in circulation, this banknote commemorates the 8th anniversary of the revolution. A transparent window to the right depicts the iconic resistance leader Omar Mukhtar (1862-1931) also known as the “Lion of the Desert”. Omar was a leader of the indigenous resistance against the Italian colonization of Libya for almost twenty years until his death.
Building of the Central Bank of Libya (Tripoli) on the right with engravings of the building in the center.
Arch of Marcus Aurelius, ancient Roman triumphal arch in the ancient city of Oea, modern Tripoli. The Brega oil refinery, which serves as a major export hub for Libyan oil, left.