Cyprus 25-MILS (KM35)
Cyprus 25-MILS (KM35)

Cyprus 25-MILS (KM35) Bull

Issued one year only, Cyprus' 25-mil coin features a stylized bull's head, or perhaps it is a sacred bull mask. In ancient times, bull masks made from real bull skulls were worn in rites, and neolithic bull-horned stone altars have been found in Cyprus.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 19.25 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM35

Obverse Legend

QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse Legend

GOVERNMENT OF CYPRUS TWENTY FIVE MILS 25 1955

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