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3 Piastres 1944, Cyprus

in Krause book Number: 28a
Years of issue: 06.04.1944
Edition: 500 000
Signatures: Commissioner of currency: Mr. George Frederick Wilson
Serie: 1939 Issue
Specimen of: 30.08.1941
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 63 х 43
Printer: TDLR (Thomas de la Rue & Company), London

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3 Piastres 1944




3 Piastres 1944

HM The King George VI.

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George, 14 December 1895 - 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.

Photo by Dorothy Wilding, HM The King George VI after the Coronation Day, 1937

This engraving is done from the portrait by photographer Dorothy Wilding, made ​​in 1937, after the Coronation Day of His Majesty. The original portrait is now in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Denominations in numerals are in top right and left corners. In words - at the bottom.


3 Piastres 1944

Gullioshed rosette.

Inscription: "Government of Cyprus".