CURRENCY IN CIRCULATION

BANKNOTES

Cyprus pound = 100 cents

The following banknotes (1997 design) are legal tender as from 6/5/1997.

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CYP1 CYP5
FRONT
Predominant colour brown.

Cypriot girl in a traditional costume.

FRONT
Predominant colour purple.

Limestone head(5th century BC)

Handicraft items and Lefkara Village BACK
Peristerona church/Mosque BACK

CYP10
FRONT
Predominant colour green.

Head of goddess Artemis

Composition depicting birds, green turtle, mouflon, tulip and cyclamens. BACK

Announcement leaflets for all new banknotes can be found in the Publications & News Items Section

The following banknotes (old design) are legal tender until further notice:

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CYP1 CYP5
FRONT
Predominant colour brown.

Mosaic of nymph Acme

FRONT
Predominant colour purple.

Limestone head.

Bellapais Abbey BACK
Theater of Salamis BACK
CYP10 CYP20
FRONT
Predominant colour green.

Archaic head

FRONT
Predominant colour blue.

Bust of goddess Aphrodite.

Two birds BACK
Kyrenia boat BACK
Note: A new CYP20 banknote will be issued during the last quarter of 1997.

Banknotes

Coins

Currency in Circulation as at 31.12.96

Central Bank of Cyprus, 1997 All rights reserved
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