Attractions Nicosia Museum on the History of Cypriote Coinage

Museum on the History of Cypriote Coinage

Situated in Nicosia, the museum collections trace the development of Cypriot coinage from the 6th century BC to today. Two thousand six hundred years of turbulent Cypriot history portrayed through the display of 370 coins. The collections are divided into nine time periods and are an important source of information on Cyprus’ numismatic history. The museum is linked to the Aphrodite Cultural Route.

Its address is: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, 86-90 Phaneromenis street, 1011, Nicosia.
Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 – 19:00
Operating Period: All year round
Closed on Bank Holidays
Tel: +357 22 128 157
Entrance Fee: Free entrance

Courtesy of the CTO

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