A €5 coin for 30th anniversary of the founding of the University of Cyprus
- December 06, 2019
This coin is issued on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the founding of the University of Cyprus. The coin depicts the emblem of the University of Cyprus surrounded by a pattern, formed by a repetition of part of the emblem. The emblem’s multiple circular repetition appears like the emission of sunrays. This symbolises the conveyance and dissemination of knowledge, which is the University’s mission.
The coin has been designed by George Stamatopoulos and was minted by the Greek Mint.
The issue is limited to 2.000 coins. The selling price of each coin, including VAT, has been set at €42.
It is on sale for general public from december 4th 2019.
The emblem of the Central Bank of Cyprus, the words “ΚΥΠΡΟΣ”, “CYPRUS” and “KIBRIS” and the year “2019”.
A composition depicting the emblem of the University of Cyprus surrounded by a pattern formed by the repetition of part of the emblem. The years 1989-2019 appear under the emblem and the phrase «ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ 30 ΧΡΟΝΙΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΗΝ ΙΔΡΥΣΗ ΤΟΥ» is circularly inscribed. The coin’s nominal value of €5 is also depicted.
Diameter: 38,61 millimeters
Weight: 28,28 grammes
Alloy: Silver (92,5%) and copper (7,5%)
Sources: Cyprus Central Bank and NUMISMAG.