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Coin - 1/2 Piastre, Cyprus, 1943 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44756

1/2 Piastre, Issued by, Cyprus, 1943
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1994
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.54 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Cyprus
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1943 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Piastre
Obverse Description: Crowned head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR; atist's initials, PM, below neck truncation
Reverse Description: At centre 1/2; around, . CYPRUS . HALF PIASTRE . 1943
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Scalloped
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Cyprus, 1943
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1943
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: Pridmore 73
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009


harimohan dubey Posted on 31 Jan 2015 4:28 AM
thanks for your information,i have it in my collection

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