Museum on the History of Cypriot Coinage
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Museum on the History of Cypriote Coinage
Museum on the History of Cypriot Coinage

The Museum on the History of Cypriot Coinage was founded in 1995 and traces the development of the island’s coinage from the first coins minted during the 6th century BC to modern times.

A collection of over 500 coins charts 2.600 years of turbulent Cypriot history and is divided into nine time periods (23 showcases), that offer an important source of information on Cyprus’ numismatic history.

The presentation begins with coinage from the Cyprus City Kingdoms (6th - 4th centuries BC) and ends with the Republic of Cyprus (1960). Included in the initial collection is a bronze coin from the Roman period that bears the legend ‘ΚΟΙΝΟ(Ν) ΚΥΠΡΙΩΝ’ (League of the Cypriots) and was a symbol of unity among the peoples of the island. There is also a touch screen presentation of the island’s historical journey of coins throughout different times.

The museum is linked to the Aphrodite Cultural Route.

Region: Lefkosia (Nicosia)
Address: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Faneromenis, 86-88-90
GPS coordinates: Lat: 35.155499 Lon: 33.370371
Contact No: Tel: +357 22 128 157, Fax: + 357 22 662 898
Operating Hours: Daily: 10:00 - 19:00
Operating Period: All year round.
Closed on Public Holidays.
Entrance Fee: Free
Disabled Access: Offers facilities for the disabled.
Website: www.boccf.org
  Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.