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1 Pound

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Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1987-1996
Value 1 Pound (1 CYP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1983-2007)
Composition Paper
Size 141 × 71 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 53
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Dark brown and multicolor. Mosaic of nymph Acme at right, arms at top left center, bank name in unbroken line of microprinting with Greek at left and Turkish at right just below upper frame.

Lettering:
ΚΕΝΤΡΙΚΗ ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ
ΤΗΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ
KIBRIS MERKEZ
BANKASI
ΜΙΑ ΛΙΡΑ
BIR LIRA

Reverse

Bellapais Abbey.

Lettering:
CENTRAL BANK OF CYPRUS
ONE POUND

Comments

Watermark: Moufflon (ram's) head.
Printers: TDLR (without imprint); F-CO (without imprint).
Varieties:
a. Without light beige underprint color on back. Micro-print line under dark bar at top. Printer: TDLR (Without imprint). 1.4.1987; 1.10.1988; 1.11.1989.
b. Light beige color added to center underprint on back for security. Printer: F-CO (without imprint). 1.11.1989;
1.2.1992.
c. Dot added near upper left corner. 1.3.1993; 1.3.1994.
d. 1.9.1995.
e. 1.10.1996.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1987  19% P#53a - 1.4.1987
1988  13% P#53a - 1.10.1988
1989  22% P#53a - 1.11.1989 (Printer: TDLR)
1989  5% P#53b - 1.11.1989 (Printer: F-CO)
1992  18% P#53b - 1.2.1992
1993  27% P#53c - 1.3.1993
1994  17% P#53c - 1.3.1994
1995  8% P#53d - 1.9.1995
1996  4% P#53e - 1.10.1996

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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