1/2 Piastre, Issued by, Cyprus, 1908
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Crowned bust of the King facing right; around, EDWARDVS VII REX IMPERATOR
At center within beaded circle, 1/2 around, CYPRUS HALF PIASTRE 1908
The only 1/2 piastre struck during the reign of Edward VII
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), A.H. Baldwin & Son Ltd, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
27.5 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.66 g (Weight)
Pridmore 64 KM#11
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1960. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories.
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.