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Cyprus 1/2 and 1 Piastre  1934 to 1949
Cyprus 1/2 and 1 Piastre 1934 to 1949

These wavy-edge coins from Cyprus, a crown colony of Britain at the time, carry portraits of King George V until 1938 when King George VI appears. Most were minted in bronze, but the 1934 issue in copper-nickel. They are generally low-value coins unless in fully uncirculated condition. Here are some typical catalog values.

HALF PIASTRE
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $7
fully uncirculated: $20

PIASTRE
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $7
fully uncirculated: $25

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 12300 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Jenny, Thu, 30-Aug-2012 16:10:21 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Thu, 30-Aug-2012 21:55:22 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 07-Nov-2016 04:17:56 GMT
Requester description: 1938 GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR, man with crown most likely a king. CYPRVS ONE PIASTRE 1938, 1
Tags: cyprus 1 2 piastre georgivs george vi rex imperator emperor man crown king cyprvs one georgius georgvs georgeivs georgious giorgi geroges geogius georg geogivs georgian geor georgivis georgium georgvis georgevs emp empereur empress emperer imperatore emperuer emporer emperur emperio emperado emperador empreradur emperator imperat male mens mans crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera cyp ones wavy wave criwb waving waive wavey waves

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