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5 Shillings

Features

Country Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1939-1950
Value 5 Shillings (1/4)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# 22
  • 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
Πεντε Σελινια
Five Shillings

Reverse

Guilloches

Lettering: Government of Cyprus

Comments

For similar notes dated 1952 with Turkish denomination given in Latin script, see P# 29.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939  01 September 1939
1939  03 January 1939
1940  25 September 1940
1941  30 August 1941
1942  02 February 1942
1942  02 May 1942
1944  25 November 1944
1945  10 August 1945
1945  20 October 1945
1947  06 October 1947
1947  28 July 1947
1950  01 November 1950
1950  31 January 1950

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