Menu

50 Mils - Elizabeth II 1st portrait

50 Mils - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  obverse50 Mils - Elizabeth II (1st portrait) -  reverse

© Numista

Features

Country Cyprus
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1955
Value 50 Mils (0.05)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.65 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 36
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Cecil Thomas

Cecil Walter Thomas, OBE, FRBS, was a British sculptor and medallist. As a sculptor, he created many private memorials for display in churches and cemeteries and as a medallist was regularly commissioned by the Royal Mint.

Reverse

Fern leaves divide denomination, date below

Lettering:
GOVERNMENT OF CYPRUS + FIFTY MILS
+ 1955 +

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

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1955  4,000,000 0.09 0.47 0.85 1.20
1955  2,000 Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: Deoclécio Freitag, Chasinva69, tricoin, Mitroipa, bertie, rodmacbr, edgarmx1, Grinya, KingShadowMurloc, FelixEshed, tel721, kommodore, moosz, Pipo7, yahel, Sasso, DerBAERIGE-WeltmuenzenQgmx.de, monete3, tobbelkp, Tomzion, Arnhemcoin, Pannonicus, RonMunt, aephi, nago, marteau, leprédateur, elier.am85, wchansen, Dmf, msecci, jarka1456, Aaron Fraser, pelipou

Feedback: none
Country: Brazil
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×81)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English Romanian
Feedback: none
Country: South Africa
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×50)
Country: Ireland
Languages : English Spanish French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: Mexico
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×111)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: none
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×402)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Spanish Hebrew Polish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×34)
Country: Canada
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×277)
Country: Romania
Languages : English German Italian Japanese Romanian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Hungary
Languages : English Hungarian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×210)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×280)
Country: Israel
Languages : English Hebrew
Feedback: none
Country: Bulgaria
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Germany
Languages :
English Chinese German Spanish French Luxembourgish Dutch Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×89)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×116)
Country: Sweden
Languages : English Swedish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: Spain
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×232)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English German Spanish Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×85)
Country: Hungary
Languages : English German French Hungarian Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×52)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: China
Languages : English Chinese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×94)
Country: Switzerland
Languages : English German Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×626)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×122)
Country: Canada
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×104)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×150)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×12)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×157)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×331)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: none
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×461)
Country: France
Languages : French English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 9 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Cyprus

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
50 Mils - Elizabeth II (1st portrait)