1 Piastre - Edward VII

1 Piastre - Edward VII -  obverse1 Piastre - Edward VII -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cyprus
King Edward VII (1901-1910)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1908
Value 1 Piastre (1/180)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Bronze
Weight 11.66 g
Diameter 32 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 74770
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 12
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

Crowned Bust of King Edward VII with the Imperial crown and robe facing right. DeS (=De Saulles) in the relief below and in the circle the inscription

Script: Latin

Lettering:
EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR
DeS

Engraver: George de Saulles

Reverse

1 within a circle of beads and in a circle the inscription

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· CYPRUS ·
1
ONE PIASTRE 1908

Engraver: George de Saulles

Edge

Plain

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1908  27 000

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