Featured in MAP

LIRAT.ME was featured in MAP, Mint and Print International Conference 2018 held in Beirut, Lebanon between 24th and 29th of September 2018.

About MAP

MAP 2018 is the fourth Mint And  PRINT conference organized by the Central Bank of Lebanon – Cash Operations Department. During this session more than 50 central banks exchanged ideas and views in the currency production industry along with more than 20 specialized companies. The conference’s program hosted over 25 selected speakers, representing paper mills, mints and printing and processing companies, offer their valuable insights, analysis and opinions on a wide variety of topics, among those was Mr. Abdallah Absi. founder and director of Turathium and developer of LIRAT.ME, he is also managing director of Absi Co the prominent medal maker and minting house in Lebanon.

LIRAT.ME and Turathium were Featured in MAP 2018

Engineer Abdallah Absi was invited by BDL to give a presentation about the importance of standardization of numismatic metadata namely his work on creating NSR (Numismatic Semantic Recommendations).

What is NSR?

NSR is a document that Turathium created about the application of published standards and best practices for Dublin Core metadata creation related to numismatic and medals repositories. NSR was created while developing LIRAT.ME during the presentation LIRAT.ME was presented as an application complaint with those standards. Learn More…

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Here is the presentation given during the MAP 2018 conference:

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MINT AND PRINT International Conference 2018 Presentation

Photos From the Conference

New in LRC News

BDL Essais are now part of LCR

Turathium association  added today the the BDL set of six essais to LCR. The new coins has been purchased with their original sealed nylon pack distinguished by the French flag printed along one side with “Monnaie de Paris” repeated in Italic style over it.

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Turathium acquired a new coin

Turathium acquired today the rare 1980 Lebanon 400 LBP winter olympics golden coin, the recently purchased coin is a nice PF68 ultra cameo (NGC). This coin is now part of LCR. The LCR now includes the complete Lebanon Standard Coin Collection.

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Announcement during Beirut Money Fair 2018

Absi co and Turathium announced LIRAT.ME during Beirut Money fair 2018 (22-24 June)

Here are impressions from LIRAT.ME booth.
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Very first demonstration of LIRAT.ME


The very first demonstration of LIRAT.ME was arranged with Banque Du Liban (BDL) today at 9:30 a.m. LIRAT.ME was presented successfully to Mr. Mazen Hamdan executive director of Cash Operations Department.

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Announcing the starting up of The Medals and Coins Museum project

Absi co in coordination with Turathium announced the starting up of The Medals and Coins Museum project during The Fifth Lebanese Philatelic and Numismatic Fair at Sin el-Fil, Lebanon on April 21 – 22, 2018.

The Medals and Coins Museum include LIRAT.ME and both are part of Turathium repisotry.

Here are few impressions from the fair.