1 Piastre, Issued by, Cyprus, 1934
Minted by Royal Mint, London
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, GEORGE V REX IMPERATOR; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
At centre a large 1; around, . CYPRUS . ONE PIASTRE.1934
Issued under the monetary reform of 1879, 9 Piastre = 1 Shilling; 20 Shillings = 1 Pound
Donation from Mr John P. Sharples - Museum Victoria, 16 May 1994
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.11 g (Weight)
Pridmore 42 KM#21
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1960. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories.
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.