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10 Pesos 400 years of the Quixote

Features

Country Cuba
Type Non circulating coin
Year 2005
Value 10 Pesos (10 CUP)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 20 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized 2005
References KM# 819
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

400 Years of the Quixote

Obverse

Cuban coat of arms, face value below.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
10 PESOS

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Reverse

Don Quixote on his horse, Sancho Panza standing on side of his donkey, both looking to two windmills on background. Curved legend with event name from lower left to top, date on right.

Lettering:
400 AÑOS DEL QUIJOTE
2005

Translation:
400 years of the Quixote
2005

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2005  5,000 Proof

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10 Pesos (400 years of the Quixote)