The History of the Libyan Dinar

The Libyan Dinar is the current form of currency in Libya. How it got to be that way stems from a rocky history. Libya spent most of its existence under rule by other empires. It survived two World Wars and four different empires before it finally claimed its independence from Italy in 1951 with the

The Kuwaiti Dinar’s Struggle for Dominance

Kuwait’s official currency was first introduced in the early part of its existence. The first coins were made during the reign of Kuwait’s fifth Amir, who ordered the use of an official currency in an attempt to state Kuwait’s independence. These coins were all made by hand with a hammer, so each coin looked a