25 Mils

Features

Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1963-1982
Value 25 Mils (0.025)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19.41 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3605
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 40
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

The coat of arms of the Republic (A dove holding an olive twig and the independence year 1960), laurel twigs around, tha date above and in the circle inscription: ΚΥΠΡΙΑΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ · KIBRIS CUMHURİYETİ ·

Lettering:
ΚΥΠΡΙΑΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ · KIBRIS CUMHURİYETİ ·
1980
1960

Translation:
REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS · REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS ·
1980
1960

Engraver: William Maving Gardner

William Maving Gardner (25 May 1914 in Newcastle – 28 December 2000) was an English coin designer, engraver, calligrapher and writer who worked regularly for the Royal Mint over a 30-year period. He is notable for designing coins such as the British 20 Pence Coin and some of the coins of Cyprus, New Zealand, Jordan, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Sri Lanka and the Falkland Islands.

Reverse

Cedar of Lebanon, denomination at left

Lettering: 25

Engraver: William Maving Gardner

William Maving Gardner (25 May 1914 in Newcastle – 28 December 2000) was an English coin designer, engraver, calligrapher and writer who worked regularly for the Royal Mint over a 30-year period. He is notable for designing coins such as the British 20 Pence Coin and some of the coins of Cyprus, New Zealand, Jordan, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Sri Lanka and the Falkland Islands.

Edge

Reeded

25 Mils -  obverse

Mints

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom
Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

The Cyprus cedar (Binomial Name; Cedrus brevifolia) is found mainly in Cyprus's Cedar Valley in the Troodos Mountains

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1963  2 500 000 $ 0.28 $ 0.57 $ 0.79 $ 1.13 $ 0.66 35%
1963  25 000 1.4% Proof
1968  1 500 000 $ 0.42 $ 0.49 $ 0.71 20%
1971  1 000 000 $ 0.48 $ 1.12 $ 0.91 $ 1.28 14%
1972  500 000 $ 1.13 $ 0.95 7%
1973  1 000 000 $ 1.13 $ 1.10 12%
1974  1 000 000 $ 0.33 12%
1976  2 000 000 $ 0.33 $ 0.50 10%
1977  500 000 $ 1.09 $ 1.09 $ 0.84 17%
1978  500 000 $ 0.45 5%
1979  1 000 000 $ 0.70 $ 0.72 9%
1980  2 000 000 $ 0.40 $ 0.68 19%
1981  3 000 000 $ 0.19 $ 0.85 $ 0.57 15%
1982  1 000 000 $ 0.79 $ 1.01 8%
1982  0.7% Proof

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