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The copper money was in pieces of a nominal value of 40, 20, TO, 5 and i paras, 40 paras being equal to 1 piastre.
The fff of a piastre is popularly called a para and the native population generally reckon in paras.
The monetary unit is the dinar (franc) of loo paras (centimes).
In circulation there are gold pieces of 10 and 20 dinars; silver of 50 paras, and I, 2 and 5 dinars; nickel of 5, 10 and 20 paras; and bronze of 2 paras.