5 Mils

5 Mils -  obverse5 Mils -  reverse

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Features

Country Cyprus
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1963-1980
Value 5 Mils (0.005)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1955-1982)
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 976
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 39
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

Cyprus coat of arms (A dove holding an olive twig and the independence year 1960).
Country name in Greek and Turkish (Republic of Cyprus)

Lettering:
ΚΥΠΡΙΑΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ · KIBRIS CUMHURİYETİ ·
1963
1960

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.

Reverse

Ancient galley and figure 5 left of the mast

Lettering: 5

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

Smooth

Comments

METAL COMPOSITION: 97% COPPER - 0.5% TIN - 2.5% ZINK

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1963  12 000 000 0.50 0.24 0.59 0.77 0.47 1.00 62%
1963  25 000 1.6% Proof
1970  2 500 000 0.53 0.71 15%
1971  2 500 000 0.20 0.36 14%
1972  2 500 000 0.39 0.84 14%
1973  5 000 000 0.24 0.47 0.59 1.21 19%
1974  2 500 000 0.71 0.65 11%
1977  2 000 000 1.78 0.93 1.19 8%
1978  2 000 000 1.19 0.64 8%
1979  2 000 000 0.47 0.83 8%
1980  6 000 000 0.25 0.71 0.49 0.65 18%
1980  0.7% Proof

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