9 Piastres, Issued by, Cyprus, 1907
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing right, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRATIA REX IMPERATOR; below the bust truncation, the artist's initials, DES

Reverse Description

At centre, crowned shield of arms featuring a lion rampant to left; below crown, a scroll inscribed, CYPRUS; the date 1907 divided by the shield; below, outside partial circle of beads, NINE PIASTRES

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