Coat o airms o Cyprus
The coat o airms o Cyprus depicts a dou cairryin an olive branch (a weel-kent seembol o peace) ower “1960”, the year o Cypriot unthirldom frae Breetish rule. The background is a capper-yellae colour; this seembolises the muckle deposits o capper ore on Cyprus (chiefly in the form o chalcopyrite, that is yellae in colour).
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- The Cypriot coat o airms wis recently selectit as the main motif o a vera heich value collectors' coin, the Cyprus introduction tae the Eurozone commemorative coin, mintit in 2008. The obverse depicts the Coat o airms o Cyprus while the reverse depicts Cyprus connectit wi a ring tae Europe, οn a transfigured cairt.