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1 Shilling

Features

Country Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1939-1947
Value 1 Shilling (1/20)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# 20
  • 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

George VI in centre

Lettering:
Issued by the
Government of Cyprus
Ενα Σελινι
One Shilling

Reverse

Guilloches

Lettering: Government of Cyprus

Comments

Some of these notes were overprinted to produce 3 piastre notes, P#26.
Others were cut with 2/5 of the note overprinted to produce 3 piastre notes, P#27.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939  03 January 1939
1939  03 September 1939
1940  29 May 1940
1941  30 August 1941
1942  01 May 1942
1944  25 November 1944
1945  10 August 1945
1946  01 November 1946
1947  08 August 1947
1947  30 April 1947

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