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5 Centavos

5 Centavos -  obverse 5 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country El Salvador
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1974
Value 5 Centavos (0.05 SVC)
Currency Colón (1919-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 01-01-2001
References KM# 134,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 21
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Head of Francisco Morazan left, legend at top and date below.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR
1972

Translation:
Republic of El Salvador
1967

Reverse

Denomination within wreath

Lettering:
5
CENTAVOS

Translation: 5 Cents

Edge

Smooth

Comments

1939 and 1966 with no Mint information.

Philadelphia Mint, USA: 1940, 56, 59, and 63.
San Francisco Mint, USA: 1951, 67 and 72.
Sherrit Mint, Canada: 1974 normal and Proof.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939  Philadelphia Mint
1940  800,000 Philadelphia Mint
1944  5,000,000 San Francisco Mint
1951  2,000,000 San Francisco Mint
1956  8,000,000 0.31 Philadelphia Mint
1959  6,000,000 0.10 0.61 Philadelphia Mint
1963  10,000,000 0.30 0.69 Philadelphia Mint
1966  6,000,000 San Francisco Mint
1967  10,000,000 0.66 0.39 San Francisco Mint
1972  10,000,000 0.54 0.33 0.38 San Francisco Mint
1974  10,002,000 0.39 Royal Mint
1974  2,000 Royal Mint; Proof

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