1 Piastre - George VI (1942 - 1946)

Features

Denomination 1 Piastre
Catalog Number KM# 23a
Weight (g) 5.22
Diameter (mm) 23
Thickness (mm) 1.72
Shape: Round scalloped
Composition: Bronze
Not Magnetic
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Percy Metcalfe
Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR

Description:
Crowned King George VI facing left.

Reverse

Lettering:
· CYPRVS ·
1
ONE PIASTRE · 1945


Description:
Denomination, date at right, name of country above.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1942 1,260,000 Common
1942 Proof Rare
1943 2,520,000 Common
1944 3,240,000 Common
1945 1,080,000 Common
1945 Proof Rare
1946 1,080,000 Common
1946 Proof Rare

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