5 Cents Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number

5 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number) -  obverse5 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1983
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# 1950
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 55.1,
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# 55
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.
Country name (Cyprus) in Greek, Turkish and English.

Lettering:
CYPRUS·ΚΥΠΡΟΣ·KIBRIS·1983
1960

Engraver: Clara Georgiou

Reverse

Shows an exhibit to be found in the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia. It is a fourteenth century B.C. silver bowl with wishbone handle. The value 5 below.

Lettering: 5

Edge

Smooth

5 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number) -  obverse

Mint

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

Comments

Head of a bull from a shallow silver bowl (phiale) with a wish-boned handle of the 14th century BC.

1983 - KM#55.1 (number with single line)
1991 - KM#55.3 (different design: smaller wreath & shield, larger date)



There were two official bank sets for this coin
Set of the first cent coins of the Republic of Cyprus in brilliant uncirculated(BU) condition, 1983 issue, in a brochure.

Set of the first cent coins of the Republic of Cyprus, 1983 issue, in proof condition and in a rigid plastic case.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983  15 000 000 $ 0.11 $ 0.19 $ 0.19 $ 0.21 $ 0.31 $ 0.74 98%
1983  0.3% BU set in a brochure
1983  6 250 3% Proof set in a rigid plastic case

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