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½ Piastre - George VI

Features

Country Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1945
Value 1/2 Piastre (1/360)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.59 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 22a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 22a
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head to left. P.M. (=Percy Metcalfe) in relief below and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

1/2 in the center and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
· CYPRVS ·
1/2
HALF PIASTRE·1942

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Metal composition: 97% copper - 0.5% tin - 2.5% zinc

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  1,080,000 15%
1942  1.1% Proof
1943  1,620,000 0.99 1.08 2.44 28%
1944  2,160,000 1.97 2.71 53%
1945  1,080,000 1.93 26%
1945  1.8% Proof

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