This coin type with the flying fish and a bust of Elizabeth II was struck for only one year. The coins were minted in bronze. The reverse with the flying fish was conceived by William Gardner, who also designed the well-known 7-sided British 20 pence coin with the crowned rose.
The catalog values remain very low today for these modern coins with a mintage in the millions. Circulated specimens will rarely be worth even a single US dollar, unless they have great eye appeal. Outstanding specimens that are fully uncirculated may sell to a collector for $2 to $3.
, Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Joseph, Sat, 08-Feb-2014 01:41:07 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 08-Feb-2014 18:03:20 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 26-Jan-2016 13:58:58 GMT
Requester description: 1955 (Obverse) has a fish facing left with the letter three above it. Says: GOVERNMENT OF CYPRUS THREE MILS 1955. Around it. (Reverse) has a queen facing right. Says: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND around her.
Tags: cyprus 3 mils mills mil fish letter monogram three government queen elizabeth second script inscription monograms initial scripts initals calligraphy caligraphy letters inscriptions lettering scrip lettered initials goverment queens elizabith elisabeth elisabet elizabet elizebeth elizibeth lizabeth secvndae secvnd rays ray beams radiating radiates beam radiate radiant crown tiara crowned crowns tiarra crowning tiera
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