Mouflon Wild Sheep 1 Euro Cent Cyprus Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Agrino) (Lamb)
Mouflon Wild Sheep 1 Euro Cent Cyprus Authentic Coin Money for Jewelry and Craft Making (Agrino)
Obverse: Two mouflons (Agrino), a species of wild sheep found in Cyprus and representative of the island’s wildlife and the 12 stars of Europe around the rim
Lettering: ΚΥΠΡΟΣ · KIBRIS
Translation: Cyprus * Cyprus
Reverse:A globe, next to the face value, shows Europe in relation to Africa and Asia.
Lettering: EURO 1 CENT
Period Republic (1960-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Value 1 Euro Cent
0.01 EUR = USD 0.011
Currency Euro (2008-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 2.3 g
Diameter 16.25 mm
Thickness 1.67 mm
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 2173
References KM# 78, Schön# 91
The mouflon (Ovis gmelini) is a wild sheep native to the Caspian region from eastern Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan to Iran. It is thought to be the ancestor of all modern domestic sheep breeds...
Cyprus mouflon, O. g. ophion (Blyth, 1841), also called agrino, from the Greek Αγρινό was nearly extirpated during the 20th century. In 1997, about 1,200 of this subspecies were counted. The television show Born to Explore with Richard Wiese reported 3,000 are now on Cyprus....
The mouflon is featured on the symbol of Cyprus Airways, as well as on the 1-, 2-, and 5-cent Cypriot euro coins.
The mouflon is featured on the historical flag of the Armenian kingdom of Syunik, as well as on tombstones.
The mouflon is featured both on the symbol and as the nickname of the Cyprus national rugby union team.
Very nice. I'm using these for what most would consider a weird art (or craft) project, but they work great for me. Thanks!
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