50 Pounds Archbishop Makarios

Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1977
Value 50 Pounds (50)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 15.98 g
Diameter 28.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15556
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 47
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

Archbishop Makarios

Obverse

Portrait of Archbishop Makarios facing right surrounded by the inscription "•ΑΡΧΙΕΠ•ΜΑΚΑΡΙΟΣ ΠΡΟΕΔΡΟΣ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ" ("ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS") in Greek and dates 1960-1977, period of his presidency

Lettering:
ΑΡΧΙΕΠ•ΜΑΚΑΡΙΟΣ ΠΡΟΕΔΡΟΣ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ
1960-1977

Engraver: Basil Phalireas

Reverse

Map of Cyprus with inscription "REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS" above in English, the value of coin £50 to right and the date of issue 1977 below.

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS
£50
1977

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1977  26 750 71%
1977  33 600 65% Proof

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