2 Cruzeiros

2 Cruzeiros -  obverse2 Cruzeiros -  reverse

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Features

Country 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
Weight 8.3 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1967
References KM# 559
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Topographical map of Brazil and the country name to the left

Lettering: BRASIL

Translation: Brazil

Reverse

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

Lettering:
1949 2
CRUZEIROS

Edge

Reeded

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 2.95 6.62 8%
1943  1,929,000 0.82 1.29 13%
1944  3,820,000 0.66 15%
1945  32,543,999 0.42 0.56 0.97 1.21 1.30 45%
1946  33,650,000 0.22 0.33 0.72 0.95 48%
1947  9,908,000 0.85 3.25 17%
1949  11,252,000 0.36 0.30 0.85 3.62 31%
1950  7,754,000 0.78 1.45 17%
1951  390,000 1.11 2.70 10%
1952  1,456,000 0.85 3.31 8%
1953  3,582,000 0.78 2.68 15%
1954  1,197,000 0.65 0.82 2.66 10%
1955  1,838,000 0.60 2.68 12%
1956  253,000 25.10 4%

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