50 Cêntimos FAO: Fisheries


Country São Tomé and Príncipe
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1977
Value 50 Cêntimos
0.50 STD = 0.000024 USD
Metal Brass
Weight 1.73 g
Diameter 17 mm
Thickness 1.16 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 25
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

F.A.O. - Fisheries


Coat of Arms (consists of a falcon and a parrot holding a shield- etched with a palm tree and is surmounted by a star.
Two bands or ribbon (at top & bottom of the shield) having the country's name & National motto on it.



Fish (Theme: Fisheries)


Translation: Increase Production (Grow or Produce more Food)




All coins issued in 1977 & 1997 are FAO (food & Agriculture Organisation) related coins.

1977 coins (50 cêntimos, 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 dobras)These coins depict  a combination of food produce based on local flora and fauna.
(50 dobras in 1990  and 1997 coins (100, 250, 500, 1000 and 2000 dobras): Depict wildlife related themes.
All coins have on Obverse: AUMENTEMOS A PRODUÇÃO i.e. Increase Production (Grow more Food)

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1977  2,000,000 0.34 0.56 2.05
1977  2,500 Proof

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