2 Cruzeiros

2 Cruzeiros -  obverse2 Cruzeiros -  reverse

© KennyG

Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1956
Value 2 Cruzeiros (2 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (90% Copper, 8% Aluminium, 2% Zinc)
Weight 8.3 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.24 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1967
Number N# 1018
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 559
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Topographical map of Brazil and the country name to the left

Script: Latin

Lettering: BRASIL

Translation: Brazil

Reverse

Denomination, date at left, Southern Cross constellation at the background

Script: Latin

Lettering:
1949 2
CRUZEIROS

Edge

Reeded

2 Cruzeiros -  obverse

© Renato Lima

Mint

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  276 000 $ 2.91 $ 5.97 8%
1943  1 929 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.72 $ 1.11 14%
1944  3 820 000 $ 0.55 $ 1.50 16%
1945  32 543 999 $ 0.37 $ 0.50 $ 0.70 $ 1.06 $ 1.58 $ 4.23 46%
1946  33 650 000 $ 0.32 $ 0.48 $ 0.63 $ 0.83 $ 1.18 $ 4.16 48%
1947  9 908 000 $ 0.74 $ 0.92 18%
1949  11 252 000 $ 0.36 $ 0.51 $ 0.72 $ 3.01 32%
1950  7 754 000 $ 0.33 $ 0.69 $ 0.69 $ 1.11 18%
1951  390 000 $ 0.95 $ 3.17 10%
1952  1 456 000 $ 0.76 8%
1953  3 582 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.69 $ 1.97 16%
1954  1 197 000 $ 0.53 $ 0.74 $ 2.32 10%
1955  1 838 000 $ 0.58 $ 1.89 13%
1956  253 000 $ 23 4%

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