2 Shillings - George VI

Features

Issuer Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1949
Value 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 34080
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 32
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 head to left P.M. (= Percy Metcalfe) in relief below and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTVS DEI GRATIA REX:
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Two heraldic lions and in relief below and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
TWO CYPRUS SHILLINGS
1949

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1949  720 000 $ 10 $ 17 100%
1949  4% Proof

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