2 Cents Type 1 coat of arms; bordered value number

2 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; bordered value number) -  obverse2 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; bordered value number) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1985-1990
Value 2 Cents (Sent) (0.02 CYP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1983-2007)
Composition Nickel brass
Weight 2.50 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 January 2008
Number N# 156083
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 54.2,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 54
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). 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
1960
·1990·

Engraver: Clara Georgiou

Reverse

Depicts two heraldically arranged goats taken from a shallow bowl of the mid - thirteen century B.C. The value 2 above to right. One circle with 4 dots inside and two circles with 6 dots.

Lettering: 2

Edge

Smooth

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

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1985  8 066 000 $ 0.05 $ 0.12 $ 0.28 $ 0.34 $ 0.18 $ 0.33 58%
1988  5 150 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.23 $ 0.34 $ 0.52 43%
1990  4 000 000 $ 0.14 $ 0.34 $ 0.34 33%

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