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BRITISH COLONIAL COINAGE OF CYPRUS (QUEEN ELIZABETH 1952 – …)

Coins in various denominations under Queen Elizabeth were issued in Cyprus in 1955 and 1957 as shown below. As of 1955 the monetary currency in Cyprus changed from the 180 piastres for 1 pound to the 100o mils for 1 pound. THREE MILS (BRONZE) Obverse: Crowned head to right and in a circle the inscription: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND. Reverse: A fish, the figure 3 above and in a circle the ...
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BRITISH COLONIAL COINAGE OF CYPRUS (KING GEORGE VI 1936-1952)

Coins with various denominations under King George VI were issued in Cyprus in 1938, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949 as follows: HALF PIASTRE (COPPER-NICKEL) Obverse: Crowned head to left. P.M. (Percy Metcalfe) in relief and in a circle the inscription: GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR. Reverse: 1/2 in the centre and in a circle the inscription: · CYPRVS · HALF PIASTRE · 1938 · ...
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BRITISH COLONIAL COINAGE OF CYPRUS (KING GEORGE V 1910-1936)

Coins with various denominations under King George V were issued in Cyprus in 1913, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1931, and 1934 as follows: QUARTER PIASTRE (BRONZE) Obverse: Crowned bust to left. B.M. (Bertram Mackennal) in relief on the truncation and in a circle the inscription: GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR. Reverse: 1/4 within a circle of beads and in a circle the inscription:...
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BRITISH COLONIAL COINAGE OF CYPRUS (KING EDWARD VII 1901-1910)

Coins with various denominations under King Edward VII were issued in Cyprus in 1902, 1905, 1907 and 1908 as follows: QUARTER PIASTRE (BRONZE) Obverse: Crowned bust to right. DeS (De Saulles) in relief below and in a circle the inscription: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR. Reverse: 1/4 within a circle of beads and in a circle the inscription: · CYPRUS · QUARTER · 1902 · PIASTRE · (or 1905 or 1...
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Cyprus Coins: Some Unrecorded Varieties – Numismatic Report 1970

Here is a chapter from the first ever Numismatic Report of 1970 which comments on unrecorded varieties of the Cyprus Colonial Coins Some Unrecorded Varieties All members have the chance to order a copy of the first 6 numismatic reports (1970-1975) which have been reprinted to a very limited number. For more information please contact the Cyprus Numismatic Society at cyprusnumismaticsociety@g...
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The First Boards of the Numismatic Societies in Cyprus in 1970

In 1970 there were two local Numismatic Societies. The first was based in Nicosia and the second one was based in Larnaca. In 1975 the two societies joined together and became the Cyprus Numismatic Society as we know it today. The first board in 1970 of the society based in Nicosia comprised of 5 members as follows: Petros Stylianou - President Andreas Pitsillides - Honorary Secretary Georgi...
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Cyprus: Some Unforgotten Coins – Numismatic Report 1970

Here is a chapter from the first ever Numismatic Report of 1970 which was originally published in Spink's Numismatic Circular Cyprus Some Unforgotten Coins All members have the chance to order a copy of the first 6 numismatic reports (1970-1975) which have been reprinted to a very limited number. For more information please contact the Cyprus numismatic society at cyprusnumismaticsociety@gma...
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New 2 Euro Coin

The new 2 Euro Coin from Cyprus for the common European Issue of the 30th Anniversary of the European Flag is available from the 30th of November 2015 from the Central Bank of Cyprus. This was issued encased as a proof edition and in capsule as brilliant uncirculated. Coin rolls, which are over the last years becoming increasingly more collectible, are also available for this coin in rolls ...
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