½ Piastre - George VI

½ Piastre - George VI -  obverse½ Piastre - George VI -  reverse

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Issuer Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1938
Value 1/2 Piastre (1/360)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Copper-nickel (Cu 75, Ni 25)
Weight 2.59 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Scalloped (with 12 notches)
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 8559
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 22
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Crowned head to left. P.M. (=Percy Metcalfe) in relief below and in a circle the inscription


Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.


1/2 in the center and in a circle the inscription





Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

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1938  1 080 000 $ 3.39 $ 3.96 99%
1938  1.7% Proof

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