5 euro - 30th Anniversary of the founding of the University of Cyprus
Series: Cyprus - Silver 5 euro coins
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. Obverse: The emblem of the Central Bank of Cyprus, the words “ΚΥΠΡΟΣ”, “CYPRUS” and “KIBRIS” and the year “2019”. Reverse: 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.