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2 Cents

2 Cents -  obverse 2 Cents -  reverse

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Features

Country Malta
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1972-1982
Value 2 Cents (0.02 MTL)
Currency Lira (1972-2007)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.25 g
Diameter 17.7 mm
Thickness 1.1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 05-18-1986
References KM# 9,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 9
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons
Four dolphins

Lettering:
MALTA
1977

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Reverse

Value within wreath

Lettering:
2
CENTS

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

Christopher Ironside FSIA 1970, OBE 1971, FRBS 1977 was an English painter and coin designer, particularly known for the reverse sides of the new British coins issued on decimalisation in 1971.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1972  5,640,000 0.19 0.56 0.44 0.55
1972 FM 13,000 Proof
1976  1,000,000 0.33 0.66
1976 FM 2,500 Matte
1976 FM 26,000 Proof
1977  6,105,000 0.35 0.10 0.37 0.70 2.55
1977 FM 6,884 Proof
1977 FM 2,752 Special Uncirculated
1978 FM 3,244 Proof
1978 FM 2,752 Special Uncirculated
1979 FM 6,577 Proof
1979 FM 537 Special Uncirculated
1980 FM 3,451 Proof
1980 FM 385 Special Uncirculated
1981 FM 1,453 Proof
1981 FM 449 Special Uncirculated
1982  0.28 0.22

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