5 Centavos Culion Island Leper Colony

Features

Location Philippines
Period Insular Government (1901-1935)
Type Confinement tokens › Leper colony token
Year 1927
Value 5 Centavos (0.05)
Currency Leprosarium Coinage - Peso
Composition Copper-nickel
Size 25.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21622
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 7
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering:
CULION LEPER COLONY
* PHILIPPINE ISLANDS *

Reverse

Lettering:
PHILIPPINE HEALTH SERVICE
1927
* FIVE CENTAVOS *

Mint

Manila, Philippines

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1927 PM 16 000 Minted at the United States Mint, Manila

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