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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 operations cost 3,600 Cyprus pounds and the MRI scan 350, so there isn't much money left from the staff collection.
CYPRUS and Malta both joined the euro this week but if you have any Maltese lira or Cyprus pounds left over from earlier holidays, they remain valid on the islands until February 1.
The plan provides for a bank loan of nearly 60 million Cyprus pounds, guaranteed by the government, to fund redundancies and the cost of restructuring.
Four years later, an environmental impact study concluded that, at an estimated cost of 73 million Cyprus pounds, the project had been economically unviable and recommended instead the improvement of the existing road.
Luxury apartments in their Westpark Court complex start at 34,000 Cyprus pounds, and detached villas in Vikla village with a view of the Med are from 99,000 pounds.
In the end, this was the reason why the S-300 missile system, on which the Cypriot taxpayer wasted 200 million Cyprus pounds, was not deployed and Omirou should have the honesty to say so instead of coming up with the cliches about double standards.
In 2000, then an MP, Rotsas' name had been embroiled in scandal after he was found to have failed to disclose his possible conflict of interest arising from his involvement with Textron, which the Cypriot government had tentatively agreed with to buy four helicopters from for over 22 million Cyprus pounds.
THE House plenum on Friday abolished a law that made voting mandatory, the violation of which incurred a fine of 200 Cyprus pounds (340 euros).
What's more, on his retirement about a decade ago, he got a bonus, or lump-sum payment -- to which he had contributed nothing -- of some 150,000 Cyprus pounds, or e1/4255,000.
The billboard features an artist's impression of a finished development with the starting price of a place given in long-defunct Cyprus pounds.
CAPITAL STILL IN CYP Public companies that did not notify the Registrar of Companies with a board resolution changing their capital from Cyprus pounds to euros following Cyprus' adoption of the common European currency on January 1, 2008 continue to remain stuck and are not able to function properly.
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