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Piastre

1. The name of the subdivision equal to 1/100 of several currencies. Examples include the Egyptian pound and the Lebanese pound.

2. See: Ottoman piastre.
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The price of a call made from a landline to a mobile phone is 60 piasters (12 cents).
The Government has authorised the company, to raise the prices of cigarettes by around 50, or 75 piasters per pack of 20 .
The new service is available for Orange Jordan's prepaid customers under three subscription options: a two-day package for 99 piasters ($1.
AoI used to buy things from here for 33 piasters, and now they went up to 90 piasters; how come they said prices are lower than usual?
7301 for the second time in a row, after it was devaluated by 20 piasters last Wednesday.
In the last year, the government announced new tariff for the purchase of power from the private sector, and identified 82 piasters per kilowatt of wind power and 1.
The campaign, which ran for the entire month of Ramadan this year, consisted of Cashiers asking Carrefour customers to add an optional donation of five Piasters or more to their bills to benefit KHCF.
He further told journalists that the coins, which were produced in form of piasters lack properly planning prior to its release and hence proved unsuitable for the market.
These days, one white egg is sold for 70 piasters and the children will not be able to celebrate this habit, which goes back to the time of the Pharaohs," he said.
Ten piasters," Khaled replied as he went on peeling more of the thirst-quenching fruit which he then placed inside a plastic bag.
83 against the pound, after having depreciated it by 20 piasters on Wednesday.
The simple fact is that had had increased the price of petroleum products by 17 piasters per annum starting in 2000, the total debt of the Egyptian government today would have been zero.