50 Mils, Cyprus, 2002

50 Mils, Cyprus, 2002

Description (Brief)
One (1) 50 mil coin
Cyprus, 2002
Obverse Image: Cyprus coat of arms which is a dove holding an olive branch with the independence year "1960" placed below.
Obverse Text: 2002 / CYPRUS / ΚΥΠΡΟΣ / KIBRIS
Reverse Image: A composition based on a 4th century BC coin of the Cypriot Kingdom of Marion depicting the abduction of Europe by Zeus transfigurated into a bull with the numerals "50".
Reverse Text: 50
Location
Currently not on view
date made
2002
place made
Cyprus
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .15 cm x 2.6 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
2014.0030.17
accession number
2014.0030
catalog number
2014.0030.17
Credit Line
Lee, Karen
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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