Cyprus 5-CENTS (KM55)
Cyprus 5-CENTS (KM55)

Cyprus 5-CENTS (KM55) Bull

Cyprus' 5-cent 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: 22 mm
  • Composition: Nickel-Brass
  • CAT#: KM55

Obverse Legend

CYPRUS · ΚΥΠΡΟΣ · KIBRIS

Reverse Legend

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