1/2 Piastre, Issued by, Cyprus, 1908
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 REX IMPERATOR; below the bust truncation, the artist's initials, DES

Reverse Description

At center within beaded circle, 1/2 around, CYPRUS HALF PIASTRE 1908

Edge Description



The only year a 1/2 piastre coin was struck during the reign of Edward VII

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