50 Mils, Issued by, Cyprus, 1955
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of Elizabeth II right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND, the artist's initials, CT, incuse on neck truncation

Reverse Description

At centre a tree dividing the denomination, 50; around, + GOVERNMENT OF CYPRUS + FIFTY MILS + 1955

Edge Description



First issue of decimal coinage by Cyprus. Issued under the decimal monetary reform of 1955, 50 mils = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound; 1000 mils = 1 Pound

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