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  • 1/2 Cent 1983, KM# 52, Cyprus
  • 1/2 Cent 1983, KM# 52, Cyprus

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# 53.3) where the laurel twigs no longer touch the shield.

• 1983 •


Facial value surrounded by Cyclamen cyprium.

Cyclamen cyprium (Cyprus cyclamen) is a perennial growing from a tuber, native to woodland at 300–1,200 m (980–3,940 ft) elevation in the mountains of Cyprus. It is the national flower.



1/2 Cent

KM# 52
Material Aluminium
Weight 1.2 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape polygon
Sides 12
Alignment Medal
Royal Mint

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