1 Peso Track and Field

1 Peso (Track and Field) - obverse1 Peso (Track and Field) - reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi


Issuer Cuba
Period Second Republic (1959-date)
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 29.9 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1981
Number N# 14247
References KM# 61,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
José María Aledón; 1999. La moneda de Cuba. Dobler Difusiones, Valencia, Spain.

Commemorative issue

Track and Field

Series: Central American and Caribbean Games


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

Script: Latin

★ 1 PESO ★

Republica de Cuba
1 Peso

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber Read more on Wikipedia

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.


Three athletes, event name on circular legend above, issue date an mintmark below image, date and place of event below.

Script: Latin


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

Engraver: Luis Rodríquez García-Casariego




Empresa Cubana de Acuñaciones, Havana, Cuba


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

Templates for the dies were produced at Spain.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  5 000 $ 7.50 BU

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Peso (Track and Field)
Auction 79
Lot 2051
Internet Archive
21 Mar 2023 UNC USD 31.09
(EUR 29.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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