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 Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.254 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.