Useful information relating to the Lebanese Pound currency LBP
1 £L = 100 piastre
*Pegged: 1 USD = 1,507.50000 LBP
The Lebanese pound (lira in Arabic, ليرة, or livre in French) is the currency unit of Lebanon. It is divided into 100 qirsh (Arabic, قرش) or piastres but inflation has eliminated the subdivisions. Before the war of 1975-1990, 1 U.S. dollar was worth 3 pounds. It is now pegged at 1 U.S. Dollar = 1507.5 LBP.
Useful information relating to the Syrian Pound currency SYP
1 SYP = 100 piastre
The Syrian pound is the currency of Syria and is subdivided into 100 qirsh, although coins in qirsh are no longer issued. The Syrian Pound is not a hard currency, and there are restrictions on its export. In 2012 the exchange rate deteriorated quickly. The Black Market is the only source of foreign currencies to Syrian nationals who want to travel abroad.