Turkey 750000-LIRA (KM1162)
Turkey 750000-LIRA (KM1162)

Turkey 750000-LIRA (KM1162) Angora Goat

Non-circulating coin

Back around the turn of the century, Turkey had a serious problem with hyper-inflation. This small coin was worth 750,000 lira, which wasn't much in 2002.

Eventually, there would be coins with values up to ten million lira. Monetary reform came in 2005 with one new lira replacing 100,000 old lira.

The Angora goat is a domestic goat named after Ankara, Turkey (historically known as Angora). They produce lustrous hair -- called "mohair" -- that is harvested twice a year, like a sheep's wool. However, they are not related to sheep,

Specifications

  • Diameter: 23.4 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM1162

Obverse Legend

TÜRKİYE CUMHURİYETİ 750.000 LİRA 2002

Reverse Legend

KİMSENİN AÇ KALMAYACAĞI BİR DÜNYA

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