5 Cents Type 2 coat of arms

Features

Issuer 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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 January 2008
Number N# 155992
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 55.3,
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# 68
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 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

Bull's head from an exhibit to be found in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia, a fourteenth-century B. C. silver bowl with wishbone handle and the value in numerals below

Lettering: 5

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents (Type 2 coat of arms) -  obverse

Mint

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

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 G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1991  4 000 000 $ 0.08 $ 0.21 $ 0.22 20%
1992  4 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.19 $ 0.22 19%
1993  5 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.18 $ 0.28 21%
1994  8 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.26 $ 0.26 $ 0.32 $ 0.53 31%
1994  0.15% In Sets only
1998  1 000 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.22 $ 0.23 $ 0.52 $ 1.05 30%
2001  15 000 000 $ 0.07 $ 0.16 $ 0.20 $ 0.20 $ 0.26 $ 0.27 $ 0.53 34%
2004  15 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.22 $ 0.23 $ 0.90 $ 0.90 28%
2004  $ 2.54 4% In Sets only, plastic case
2004  0.4% In Sets only, three-ply folder, 2007 issue

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