Proof 1 Piastre, Issued by, Cyprus, 1949
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Crowned head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS SEXTVS DEI GRATIA REX:; the artist's initials, PM, below the neck truncation
At centre a large 1; around, CYPRUS . ONE PIASTRE . 1949
The title IND. IMP. removed from the obverse after Indian independence
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.198 g (Weight)
Pridmore 50 (proof not listed) KM#30
[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.