½ Piastre - Edward VII

Features

Issuer Cyprus
King Edward VII (1901-1910)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1908
Value 1/2 Piastre (1/360)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Bronze (95% Copper, 4% Tin, 1% Zinc)
Weight 5.83 g
Diameter 27.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 34077
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 11
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust to right. DeS (=De Saulles) in relief below and in circle inscription: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR

Script: Latin

Lettering: EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR

Engraver: George William de Saulles

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Reverse

1/2 within the circle of beads and in a circle the inscription: · CYPRUS · HALF PIASTRE · 1908

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· CYPRUS ·
1/2
HALF PIASTRE 1908

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1908  36 000 $ 105 rare

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