Thursday, November 27, 2008


Syria 10 Pound 1991 UNC
Front Design: Al-Azem Palace in Damascus and female dancer

Back Design: Ivory vessel and water plant
Al Azem Palace, Damascus was built in 1750 by As’ad Pasha al-Azem who was the Ottoman governor in Damascus. The structure is made of white limestone and black basalt.

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