50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

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Issuer Cuba
Type Standard banknote
Year 1896
Value 50 Centavos (0.50)
Currency Pre-Republic (1870-1898)
Composition Paper
Size 90 × 42 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 204631
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 46
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


Arms at right

El Banco Espanol de la isla de cuba
Cincuenta Centavos

The Spanish Bank of the island of Cuba
50 Centavos


Illustration of Tobacco Plant in the center

Lettering: El Banco Espanol de la isla de cuba

Translation: The Spanish Bank of the island of Cuba

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1896  94% P# 46a - issued note without overprint
1896  17% P# 46b - red overprint PLATA across obverse on 46a
1896  0% P# 46s - specoimen, without overprint

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 50 Centavos
Auction 59
Lot 3206
Internet Archive
Apr 23, 2022 Undetermined VF USD 15.50
(EUR 16.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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