500 Mils World Food Day - Silver Proof issue


Issuer Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1981
Value 500 Mils (0.5)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.31 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 54269
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 51a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

FAO - World Food Day


Cyprus coat of arms (A dove holding an olive twig and the independence year 1960), laurel twigs around with inscription Cyprus in Greek, Turkish and English


Engraver: Clara Zacharaki - Georghiou


Composition depicting two basic foods of human consumption, the ear of grain, characteristic product of Cyprus and swordfish, characteristic fish of the island

16 OCT. 1981



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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  7 500 proof

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