500 Mils Olympics games Moscow - Silver proof issue

Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1980
Value 500 (0.5)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 49a
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Summer Olympic Games in Moscow

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
1960

Reverse

The emblem of the Olympic Games, the Olympic flame and laurel wreath.

Lettering:
500
1980

Engraver: Antis Ioannides

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1980  7,500 proof

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