By Libya Herald reporter.
Malta, 17 February 2015:
In commemoration of the fourth anniversary of the outbreak of the 17 February 2011 Revolution, the Central Bank of Libya announced yesterday that it is releasing today two new coins of the LD 0.05 and 0.10 denomination.
The LD 0.05 coin has the CBL in Arabic and its denomination embossed on one face, whilst on the reverse it has the CBL in English, a traditional Libyan water well, sixteen stars on the edge and a crescent and a seventeenth star as a security marking.
The LD 0.10 coin has its denomination and the CBL in Arabic on one side and a depictions of grain stores and sixteen stars on the edge and a crescent and a seventeenth star as a security marking.
The new coins will go into circulation from 17 February and will be legal tender side by side with the old existing coins in circulation, the CBL informed. [/restrict]