The Libyan dinar (LYD)The dinar is the currency of Libya.
The dinar is subdivided into 1,000 dirham.
It was introduced in September 1971 and replaced the pound at par.
It is issued by the Central Bank of Libya, which also supervises the banking system and regulates credit.
Notes are in denominations of LD50,20, 10, 5 and 1, and 500 and 250 dirhams.
Coins are in denominations of 500,250,100, 50.
Credit Cards: Visa cards are not accepted in many stores or restaurants.
There are, however, a small number of Visa and Mastercard ATMs dotted around Tripoli.
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