The Republic of Liberia is the West African state, also known as Pepper Coast in colonial times. The country was established in XIX century as American colony intended for relocation of former African-American slaves and their free-born descendants. Some thousands of colored Americans agreed to settle in Liberia. They brought the American culture and laws with them, which were different from the indigenous people’s lifestyle. So, the state flag, the constitution and official language of Liberia are similar to the ones of USA. Liberia is the first African state having female president. Besides, it’s the country with the world’s most fast-growing population. Up to the half of the Liberians are younger than 15 years old. The legal tender Liberian coins and notes are called dollars after the American currency. Liberian dollar circulates along with US currency though.
Liberia is the only former colony in Africa, which gained its independence peacefully, but subsequent civil wars heavily damaged its economy and get the country into poverty in the end. More than 80 per cent of its population lives under the international poverty rank by now. Recent Ebola epidemic made Liberian conditions even worse. There numerous problems remained in Liberia, including humanitarian and social troubles, as well as effects of war conflicts. The main source of revenue for the country is ship registration; due to Liberia having a flag of convenience, 11 per cent of vessels worldwide are registered under its flag.
The state issues a diverse of commemorative coins of Liberia from the early 1970’s. Producing of collectable Liberian coins allows the country to get additional profit. Different series of special Liberian coins commemorate multifarious subjects, mainly internationally popular. Collectable silver coins of Liberia can have traditional appearance or have any thematic shape, referring to the idea of commemorative. Any coin collector or investor can find something interesting for him in the wide range of Liberian coins; many of them can be given as precious gifts too. There are quite unique items between the collectible Liberian coins, which are made of unusual materials. Catch the deals with rare coins of Liberia online at Coinsberg.com!
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