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1 Peso XIV Central American and Caribbean Games - Track and Field

1 Peso (XIV Central American and Caribbean Games - Track and Field) -  obverse1 Peso (XIV Central American and Caribbean Games - Track and Field) -  reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi

Features

Country Cuba
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1981
Value 1 Peso (1 CUP)
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1981
References KM# 61
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

XIV Central American and Caribbean Games Cuba'82

Obverse

Cuban coat of arms , country name on top, face value below.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
* 1 PESO *

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

Three athletes, event name on circular legend above, date and place of event below.

Lettering:
XIV JUEGOS CENTROAMERICANOS Y DEL CARIBE
1981
CUBA 82

Translation:
14th. Central-American and Caribbean Games
1981
Cuba '82

Engraver: Luis Rodríquez García-Casariego

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The 14th. Central-American and Caribbean Games were celebrated at Cuba from Aug. 7th. to Aug. 18th., 1982, on the cities of La Habana, Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos.
This coin shows athletes playing Track and Field games.


Source: https://www.ecured.cu/XIV_Juegos_Centroamericanos_y_del_Caribe#La_mascota

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  5,000 8.03

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