9 Piastres, Issued by, Cyprus, 1913
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: REX ET IND: IMP:; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM

Reverse Description

At centre, crowned shield of arms featuring a lion rampant to left; below crown, a scroll inscribed, CYPRUS; the date 1913 divided by the shield; below, outside partial circle of beads, NINE PIASTRES

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