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Coins catalog of Ethiopia

 

Empire of Ethiopia (till 1974)

Birr=20 qersh (till 1931)

 

Menelik II (1889-1913)

 

Ethiopia 1/4 birr 1903
1/4 birr 1902-03
Ag
$8-12
Ethiopia 1 qersh 1903
1 qersh 1902-03
Ag
$4-6
Ethiopia 1/32 birr 1889
1/32 birr
1802-03
Cu
$5-7

 

 

Haile Selassie I (1930-1974)

 

reform 1931
Birr (dollar)=100 matonas (cents) (1931-1973)

 

Ethiopia 50 matona 1931
50 matona 1930-31
Ni
$5-7
Ethiopia 25 matona 1931
25 matonas 1930-31
Ni
$7-8
Ethiopia 25 cents 1944
25 cents 1943-44
Cu
$3-5
Ethiopia 10 matona 1931
10 matonas 1930-31
Ni
$6-7
Ethiopia 10 cents 1944
10 cents 1943-44
Cu
$2-3
Ethiopia 5 matona 1931
5 matonas 1930-31
Cu
$5-7
Ethiopia 5 cents 1944
5 cents 1943-44
Cu
$1-2
Ethiopia 1 cent 1944
1 cent 1943-44
Cu
$1-2

 

 

Republic of Ethiopia (since 1974)

Birr=100 cents

 

Ethiopia 1 birr 2010
1 birr 2010
Brass plated St / Ni plated St
$1-2
 Ethiopia 50 cents 1977
50 cents 1977
Cu-Ni
Small lion head
$1-3 
Ethiopia 50 cents 2004
50 cents 2004
Cu-Ni
Large lion head
$1-2
Ethiopia 25 cents 1977
25 cents 1977
Cu-Ni
Small lion head
$1-2  
Ethiopia 25 cents 2004
25 cents 2004
Cu-Ni
Large lion head
$1-2
Ethiopia 10 cents 1977
10 cents 1977
Brass
Small lion head
~$1 
Ethiopia 10 cents 2004
10 cents 2004
Brass
Large lion head
~$1
Ethiopia 5 cents 1977
5 cents 1977
Brass
Small lion head
~$1  
Ethiopia 5 cents 2004
5 cents 2004
Brass
Large lion head
~$1
Ethiopia 1 cent 1977
1 cent 1977
Al
Small lion head
<$1  
Ethiopia 1 cent 2004
1 cent 2004
Al
Large lion head
<$1

 

 

 

* Value of coins estimated and valid for a coin of the same type (often years) and a similar quality.