5 Cents Type 1 coat of arms; bordered value number

Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1990
Value 5 Cents (Sent) (0.05 CYP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1983-2007)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 3.75 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.40 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 January 2008
Number N# 155991
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 55.2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 55
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Cyprus coat of arms (A dove holding an olive twig and the independence year 1960), laurel twigs around.
Country name (Cyprus) in Greek, Turkish and English.

Lettering:
CYPRUS·ΚΥΠΡΟΣ·KIBRIS·1985
1960

Engraver: Clara Georgiou

Reverse

Shows an exhibit to be found in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia. It is a fourteenth century B. C. silver bowl with wishbone handle. The value 5 below.

Lettering: 5

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; bordered value number) -  obverse

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  5 000 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.21 $ 0.24 $ 0.33 $ 0.66 45%
1987  5 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.26 37%
1988  5 060 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.11 $ 0.21 $ 0.24 $ 0.31 $ 0.88 39%
1990  $ 0.03 $ 0.25 $ 0.25 32%

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