2 Cents Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number

2 Cents (Type 1 coat of arms; solid value number) -  obverse2 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 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
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 January 2008
Number N# 1951
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 54.1,
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# 54
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
1960
·1983·

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

Mint

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

Comments

1985 - KM# 54.2 (number with double line)
1998 - KM# 54.3 (different design: smaller wreath & shield, larger date figures)



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  12 000 000 $ 0.13 $ 0.26 $ 0.26 $ 0.30 $ 0.30 $ 0.37 96%
1983  0.6% BU set in a brochure
1983  6 250 4% Proof set in a rigid plastic case

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