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½ Cent

Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1983
Value 1/2 Cent (0.005 CYP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1983-2007)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 1.2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2008
References KM# 52
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

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·ΚΥΠPΟΣ·KIBRIS
1960
· 1983 ·

Reverse

Face value surrounded by Cyclamen
Binomial Name: Cyclamen cyprium.
Cyprus cyclamen is the national flower.

Lettering: 1/2

Edge

Plain

Comments

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  10,000,000 0.43 0.43 0.57 0.61 99%
1983  0.3% BU set in a brochure
1983  6,250 2% Proof set in a rigid plastic case

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