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CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store
CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store
CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store
CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store
CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store
CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN-moneyworld-store

CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY 2012 coin 5 Euro Silver Proof,ZYPERN

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On sale is the €5 Cyprus 2012 Silver Proof coin,

in Official Case with COA Certificate Of Authenticity,

issued to commemorate the

Cyprus Presidency of the Council of

the European Union.

The silver coin carries a "lefkaritiko" motif.

Mintage: 8000 only! 

 

 

 

Design and other characteristics 

  • Motif from a “lefkaritiko” lace, the traditional embroidery of Lefkara village.  
  • Wavy circles symbolising the Mediterranean Sea surrounding Cyprus

Designer: Ms Ioanna Kalli

Mint: Greek Mint 

Denomination: €5

Silver Proof - Limited issue: Only 8000

 

Nominal value

 

 

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5 (five euro)

 

 

Design

 

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Obverse:

 

 

The original emblem of the Republic of Cyprus, which coincides with the emblem of the Central Bank of Cyprus, the words “ΚΥΠΡΟΣ”, “CYPRUS” and “KIBRIS” and the year “2012”.

 

 

 

 

Reverse:

 

 

A composition depicting a daisy enclosed in wavy circles. The daisy is a motif from a “lefkaritiko” lace, the embroidery of Lefkara village. The lefkaritiko embroidery is included in UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is a characteristic example of the folklore tradition of Cyprus and reflects Cyprus’ hospitality. The wavy circles around the motif symbolise the Mediterranean Sea surrounding Cyprus. The coin’s nominal value of €5 and the wording “CYPRUS EU PRESIDENCY” are also depicted.

Shape

 

 

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Round

 

 

Diameter

 

 

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38,61 mm

 

 

Weight

 

 

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28,28 gms                                    

 

 

Edge

 

 

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Plain

 

 

Alloy

 

 

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Silver (92,5%) and copper (7,5%)

 

 

Quality of minting

 

 

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Proof

 

 

Quantity

 

 

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8.000

 

 

Designer

 

 

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Ioanna Kalli

 

 

Mint

 

 

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Bank of Greece / Mint