Description

Engraver: Clara Zacharaki-Georgiou

Obverse

Coat of arms, year of minting, country name in English, Greek and Turkish.

The coat of arms of the Republic of Cyprus is a dove holding an olive twig, the independence year 1960, laurel twigs around.

From 1991 the coin displays new coat of arms (KM# 54.3) where the laurel twigs no longer touch the shield.

CYPRUS · ΚΥΠΡΟΣ · KIBRIS
1960
· 1983 ·

Reverse

Depicts two heraldically arranged goats taken from a shallow bowl of the mid-thirteen century B.C. The value 2 above to right. One circle with 4 dots inside and two circles with 6 dots.

From 1985 the value number framed by double line (KM# 54.2 and KM# 54.3) instead of a single one (KM# 54.1).

2

Edge

2 Cents

KM# 54
Characteristics
Material Nickel Brass
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 19 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Alt # KM# 54.1, KM# 54.2, KM# 54.3

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