The currency used in Syria is called as the Pound. This currency is denoted with the currency sign and the ISO 4217 Code for the Syrian Pound is SYP.
The Pound, is the official currency of the Syria . It is divided into 100 smaller units called piastre.
The constitution of Syria provides that the Syria government shall have the power to print the Syrian Pound and piastre coins to be used as a legal tender in Syria.
The Syrian Pound bank notes and Piastre coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Syrian Pound bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Syrian Pound.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 pounds
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 pounds .