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ISSUE OF A SILVER COLLECTOR COIN IN HONOUR OF THE POET DIMITRIS LIPERTIS

ISSUE OF A SILVER COLLECTOR COIN IN HONOUR OF THE POET DIMITRIS LIPERTIS The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) announces the issue of a silver collector coin with a nominal value of €5 in proof condition and issue year 2016. At the end of the announcement there is a link for purchasing this coin for the members of the Cyprus Numismatic Society. DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE This coin is issued to c...
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CURRENT BOARD

The Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Numismatic Society was held on the 29th May 2016 during which the new board was elected. Elected members were appointed the following posts during the first meeting held immediately after the elections as follows: Chair: Andreas Pitsillides Vice President: Nikos Rangos Honourary Secretary: Antonis Avraamides Honourary Treasurer: Andreas Roushias...
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BOARD 2015-2016

The Annual General Meeting of the Cyprus Numismatic Society was held on the 30th May 2015 during which the new board was elected. Elected members were appointed the following posts during the first meeting held immediately after the elections as follows: Chair: Andreas Pitsillides Vice President: Nikos Rangos Honourary Secretary: Antonis Avraamides Honourary Treasurer: Andreas Roushias...
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ISSUE OF THE 2016 CYPRUS EURO COIN SET

The Central Bank of Cyprus announces the issue of a set of Cyprus euro coins in brilliant uncirculated condition and mint year 2016. This is the second set of the series of Cyprus euro coin sets dedicated to the Religious Monuments of Cyprus. The second set presents the churches of Saint Lazaros in Larnaca, Saint Paraskevi in Geroskipou and Saints Barnabas and Hilarion in Peristerona which belong ...
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What was the population of Cyprus in 1882?

In the attachments below you can see a handwritten letter dated 11/01/1882 directed to the Earl of Kimberley requesting a new order of coinage (piastres, half and quarter piastres) worth a total of £300 as there were only £15 worth of coins left from the 1881 supply. What is more interesting is that according to the letter this would total £3392 worth of bronze piastres put into circulation whi...
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