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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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After one of them was able to win a customer who agreed to pay her 5 piaster, she tried to steal his wallet.
half piaster, as well as reducing monthly fees to JD1.
The minister urged traders to make good use of the coins, which are in denominations of 10, 20 and 50 piasters.
Egypt's central bank widened the band in which banks can trade dollars to 10 piasters above or below the official rate, up from 3 piasters, bankers said on Thursday, prompting the lenders' dollar rates to fall to their weakest ever levels.
According to Ayoub, he would pay LL4 or LL5 for the trip, while a cinema ticket would cost 75 piasters, or 150 piasters if you wanted to be on the balcony, from where guys would look at the girls from afar.
The simple fact is that had the price of petroleum products increased by 17 piasters per annum starting in 2000, the total debt of the Egyptian government today would have been zero.
The company will donate five piasters on every segment booked on Amadeus Selling Platform during the month.
Consequently, in 1841 the RAC found it expedient to sell Fort Ross and the surrounding fields to John Sutter for 30,000 piasters.
The light brown, oven-inflated discs are produced by more than 20,000 small, government-subsidized bakeries to be sold for five piasters (less than a US penny) apiece, or by private bakeries that sell at a far higher price.
This individual was the Class B agent who would pay substantiated claims in Vietnamese piasters after Finkelstein investigated and approved them.
The government is committed to improving the condition of the subsidized loaf of bread which is sold at 5 piasters, Abdel-Khaleq told MENA.
Rather, it just added two or three piasters to already low salaries.