2 Cents Type 2 coat of arms

2 Cents (Type 2 coat of arms) -  obverse2 Cents (Type 2 coat of arms) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1991-2004
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 01-31-2008
Number N# 156084
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 54.3,
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# 67
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
·1996·

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 2 coat of arms) -  obverse

© CyrusPamelaOne

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 $ 0.10 $ 0.23 $ 0.27 17%
1992  4 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.29 $ 0.23 $ 0.34 17%
1993  5 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.35 19%
1994  10 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.06 $ 0.24 $ 0.24 $ 1.12 $ 0.23 33%
1994  0.15% In sets only
1996  12 000 000 $ 0.29 $ 0.12 $ 0.29 $ 0.27 $ 0.17 $ 0.58 34%
1998  10 000 000 $ 0.10 $ 0.27 $ 0.29 $ 0.49 24%
2003  5 000 000 $ 0.34 $ 0.23 $ 0.44 $ 0.51 14%
2004  13 000 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.35 $ 0.93 19%
2004  1.7% In Sets only, plastic case
2004  0.2% In Sets only, three-ply folder, 2007 issue

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