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Ethiopia Coin Catalog

The official coin of Ethiopia is the Birr (Br) and is featured in this catalog among all of its other historical coins, covering both modern and ancient coins that have left their mark on the country's monetary history. The Ethiopia coin catalog is presented organized by type and value, a technique collectors refer to as sorting by #KM, based on the acronym of the publication that numbered them.

Country Ethiopia
Flag
Coin Birr (ETB)
1€ 60,47Br
Continent Africa
Capital city Addis Ababa
ISO2 ET
ISO3 ETH
Catalogued coins 69

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The most valuable coins

The most valuable Ethiopia coins and sought after by collectors according to Foronum statistics are the following:

1 birr
Ethiopia
1 birr
10 santim
Ethiopia
10 santim
5 santim
Ethiopia
5 santim
5 santim
Ethiopia
5 santim
10 santim
Ethiopia
10 santim

The valuation of these coins has been achieved through a meticulous algorithm that considers the current market, taking into account aspects such as material, weight, diameter, edge, year of mintage, mint of manufacture and the number of coins produced. Coins with limited mintages and in good condition are usually among the most valuable.

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1 mahaleki

#FO9524 KM#1
Year: 1885
Weight: 1,40 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter:
Edge:

1/8 birr

#FO9531 KM#2
Year: 1887
Weight: 3,51 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 19,85 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1/4 birr

#FO9532 KM#3
Year: 1887
Weight: 7,11 g
Composition: Silver
Diameter: 24,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1/2 birr

#FO9540 KM#4
Year: 1889
Weight: 14,01 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 30,00 mm
Edge:

1 birr

#FO9538 KM#5
Year: 1895-1897
Weight: 28,08 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 40,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1/4 gersh

#FO9523 KM#6
Year: 1896
Weight:
Composition: Copper
Diameter:
Edge:

1/2 gersh

#FO9528 KM#7
Year: 1896
Weight:
Composition: Copper
Diameter:
Edge:

1 gersh

#FO9534 KM#8
Year: 1896
Weight:
Composition: Copper
Diameter:
Edge:

1/100 birr

#FO9541 KM#9
Year: 1897
Weight: 5,00 g
Composition: Copper
Diameter: 25,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/32 birr

#FO9542 KM#10
Year: 1897
Weight:
Composition: Copper
Diameter:
Edge:

1/32 birr

#FO9543 KM#11
Year: 1897
Weight: 2,86 g
Composition: Copper
Diameter: 20,48 mm
Edge: Smooth

1/16 birr

#FO9539 KM#12
Year: 1902
Weight: 1,40 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 16,50 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1/4 birr

#FO9544 KM#14
Year: 1889
Weight: 7,02 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 24,00 mm
Edge:

1/2 birr

#FO9535 KM#15
Year: 1897
Weight:
Composition: Silver
Diameter:
Edge:

1/4 birr

#FO9529 KM#16
Year: 1897
Weight: 2,38 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter:
Edge:

1/2 birr

#FO9527 KM#17
Year: 1897
Weight: 3,55 g
Composition: Gold
Diameter:
Edge:

1/2 birr

#FO9526 KM#18
Year: 1897
Weight: 6,43 g
Composition:
Diameter:
Edge:

1 birr

#FO9533 KM#19
Year: 1899
Weight: 28,15 g
Composition: Silver (0,835)
Diameter: 39,00 mm
Edge:

1 birr

#FO9530 KM#21
Year: 1931
Weight: 7,00 g
Composition: Gold (0,900)
Diameter: 21,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

1 matona

#FO9536 KM#27
Year: 1930
Weight: 1,50 g
Composition: Copper
Diameter: 16,00 mm
Edge:

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