Country: Cyprus, Republic Of Cyprus
Numeric code: 978
Alphabetic code: EUR
Mediterranean Cyprus is an independent Republic since 1960. The peaceful life of the islanders did not name. The territory is small, in fact, the Republic is strong competition between Greeks and Turks. Cyprus has an exceptional wealth of mineral resources, but is extremely advantageous Maritime location.
Since 2008, the national currency of Cyprus took on the Euro consists of a hundred cents. However, the Cypriot pound, many years before prevailed on the island, still appears in financial calculations. It is planned to discontinue its use by 2017.
The pound in Cyprus traces its history back from the Victorian era (1879). In 1955, the pound was crushed on the 1000 mile. A directory of Cypriot coins by 1957, numbered 3, 5, 25, 50 and 100 miles. Among the coin collectors are especially in demand coins, 1956 5 and 100 miles. This, of course, greatly increases the price of the coins of Cyprus from the series.
In 1963 in Britain for Cyprus was minted in 1, 5, 25, 50 and 100 miles, and in 1970 appeared 500 miles. In 1982 was born the second series of the coins of Cyprus, with denominations from 1 to 50 cents. Buy Cypriot coins 1956, of course, difficult, but the cost less than rare coins of Cyprus is quite acceptable.
European Union (Euro) (2008 - 2018)
Republic of Cyprus (1983 - 2007)
Republic of Cyprus (1963 - 1982)
Queen Elizabeth II (1955 - 1962)
King George VI (1937 - 1952)
King George V (1911 - 1936)
King Edward VII (1902 - 1910)
Queen Victoria (1879 - 1901)