Sunday, June 21, 2015

Iraq 250 Fils 1st Anniversary of Peace with Kurds 1971

Iraq 250 Fils  1st Anniversary of Peace with Kurds

Alloy     Dimensions     Weight   Mintage     Date of issue

        Nickel         33mm       14.9 g     500,000   1391 (1971) ١٩٧١

The overthrow of the monarchy in Iraq in 1958 by the socialist Ba'ath party brought no improvement in the situation of the Kurds, who in 1960 under the leadership of Mustafa al-Barzani began fighting for autonomy. In 1970, Iraq promised to allow the Kurds to the city council Ebril as its capital.

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