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50000 Pounds 2015. 70 years of the Lebanese army, Lebanon

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Years of issue: 01.08.2015
Signatures: Saad A. Andary, Riad T. Salameh
Serie: Commemorative issue
Specimen of: 2015
Material: Polymer
Size (mm): 140 х 70
Printer: De la Rue currency,Loughton

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50000 Pounds 2015. 70 years of the Lebanese army





50000 Pounds 2015. 70 years of the Lebanese army


The note commemorating 70 years of the Lebanese army.

On left side are the silhouettes of two Lebanese soldiers. On right side is the soldier, carrying Lebanese flag.

The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) (Arabic: القوات المسلحة اللبنانية | Al-Quwwāt al-Musallaḥa al-Lubnāniyya) or Forces Armées Libanaises (FAL) in French, also known as the Lebanese Army (Arabic: الجيش اللبناني or "Armée libanaise" in French), is the military of the Lebanese Republic. It consists of three branches, the army, the air force, and the navy.

Founded at August 1, 1945.

The Lebanese Armed Forces' primary missions include defending Lebanon and its citizens against external aggression, maintaining internal stability and security, confronting threats against the country's vital interests, engaging in social development activities and undertaking relief operations in coordination with public and humanitarian institutions.


Centered is the coat of amrs of Lebanese army.

Consists of a Lebanon cedar tree surrounded by two laurel leaves, positioned above the symbols of the three branches: the ground forces represented by the two bayonets, the navy represented by an anchor, and the air force represented by two wings.

The branch of oak symbolizes permanence and pride, the laurel victory.

At the bottom is the motto of the Lebanese Armed Forces - "Honor, Sacrifice, Loyalty" (Arabic: "شرف · تضحية · وفاء" - Sharaf.Tadhia.Wafa').

Denominations in numerals are in top left and lower right corners.


50000 Pounds 2015. 70 years of the Lebanese army

Yarze Monument Yarze Monument

Lebanese Army Martyrs Monument, installed in the village Yarze (headquarters of the Lebanese Ministry of Defense). Sculptor - Hilal Abou Kansoul.

On right side is the soldier saluting, in silhouette.

Cedrus libani

At the bottom is Cedrus libani (Cedar of Lebanon).

The Lebanon cedar is the national emblem of Lebanon, and is displayed on the flag of Lebanon and coat of arms of Lebanon. It is also the logo of Middle East Airlines (MEA), which is Lebanon's national carrier. Beyond that, it is also the main symbol of Lebanon's "Cedar Revolution" of 2005, along with many Lebanese political parties and movements, such as the Kataeb Party, the Lebanese Forces, the National Liberal Party, and the Future Movement. Finally, Lebanon is sometimes metonymically referred to as the Land of the Cedars.

It is a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Eastern Mediterranean basin. It is an evergreen conifer, that can reach 40 meters in height. Cedrus libani is the national emblem of Lebanon and is widely used as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens.

At the bottom, on right side, is a stalk of wheat.

Denominations in numerals are 2 times, in words - at the top.