500 Mils World Food Day - Silver Proof issue

Features

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

Obverse

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

Lettering:
ΚΥΠΡΟΣ
KIBRIS
CYPRUS

Engraver: Clara Zacharaki - Georghiou

Reverse

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

Lettering:
16 OCT. 1981
500

Edge

Reeded

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

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