Cypriot Pound


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Cypriot Pound

The former currency of Cyprus. It was introduced by the British in 1879 and was pegged to the British pound at par until 1972. The pound was taken out of circulation and replaced by the euro in January 2008.
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The old Cypriot pounds my husband found in a summer blazer could not be used, as they have now been withdrawn from circulation.
The couple put down a deposit on their home before Cyprus joined the euro, which cost them 122,000 Cypriot pounds or around pounds 146,000.
On the first day we went to court with John, there had been a meeting before we got there, and we were told that the driver was willing to drop all charges if we paid him pounds 30,000 - and that was in Cypriot pounds, so we were talking nearer pounds 40,000 sterling.
STOLEN CASH: The front and back of the Cypriot pounds 5 note
In Larnaca, a non-expedited marriage costs 75 Cypriot pounds ($190) and can take place 15 days after the day of application but within three months.
Judge Demetris Kitsos could have imposed a maximum sentence of three years in jail and a pounds 3,000 fine on the younger man but, instead, imposed a fine of 450 Cypriot pounds (pounds 523).
Judge Demetris Kitsos could have imposed a maximum sentence of three years in jail and a pounds 3,000 fine but instead imposed a fine of 450 Cypriot pounds (pounds 523).
Amendments passed in 2003 and 2004 authorize the FIU to instruct banks to delay or prevent execution of customers' payment orders; extend due diligence and reporting requirements to auditors, tax advisors, accountants, and, in certain cases, attorneys, real estate agents, and dealers in precious stones and gems; and permit administrative fines of up to 2863 Cypriot pounds (approximately $6,390).
We hired a Suzuki Vitara rag-top jeep for a couple of days at a cost of 45 Cypriot pounds.
Yesterday James, from Colwyn Bay, was fined 1,250 Cypriot pounds at Limassol District Court after he admitted one charge under Cyprus law of causing death through want of precaution through recklessness or criminal damage.
They earn about 2000 Cypriot pounds a month, a sum McLeish's men could easily blow on a night out
The couple paid 113,000 Cypriot pounds (pounds 172,000) for their two-bedrooom, two-bathroom property from savings.