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5 Cents Type 2 coat of arms

Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1991-2004
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
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-31-2008
References KM# 55.3,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 68
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

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

Lettering:
CYPRUS·ΚΥΠΡΟΣ·KIBRIS·2004
1960

Translation:
Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus 2004
1960

Engraver: Clara Georgiou

Reverse

Shows an exhibit to be found in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia, a fourteenth-century silver bowl with wishbone handle and the value in numerals below

Lettering: 5

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents (Type 2 coat of arms) -  obverse

Comments

There are several official sets issued for these coins.
Set of coins in brilliant uncirculated(BU) condition, 1994 issue, in a brochure.

Set of uncirculated condition coins, 2004 issue, in a rigid plastic case.

Set of coins in uncirculated condition, minted in 2004, in a three-ply folder.  It was issued in 2007 as the set of the last Cyprus pound coins.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  4,000,000 0.11 0.19 0.25 19%
1992  4,000,000 0.09 0.24 0.24 18%
1993  5,000,000 0.12 0.18 0.36 21%
1994  8,000,000 0.31 0.12 0.30 0.27 0.59 31%
1994  0.09% In Sets only
1998  1,000,000 0.24 0.27 0.70 0.79 29%
2001  15,000,000 0.27 0.12 0.36 0.20 0.59 34%
2004  15,000,000 0.21 0.24 0.28 1.04 0.95 27%
2004  4% In Sets only, plastic case
2004  0.4% In Sets only, three-ply folder, 2007 issue

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