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50 Cents Hoatzin - Set Issue

50 Cents (Hoatzin - Set Issue) -  obverse 50 Cents (Hoatzin - Set Issue) -  reverse

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Features

Country Guyana
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 1976-1980
Value 50 Cents
0.50 GYD = 0.0024 USD
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 41
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

10th Anniversary of Independence

Obverse

Helmeted and supported arms.

Lettering:
OUR PEOPLE - OUR MOST PRECIOUS ASSET
ONE PEOPLE ONE NATION ONE DESTINY
FM
Bank of Guyana
1976

Reverse

Hoatzin bird left, legend above right, denomination below left. The bird is Guyana’s National Bird, the Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), also known as the Hoactzin, Stinkbird, or Canje Pheasant. Present in the Amazon-Orenoque basin, it is related to the extinct Archeopteryx.

Lettering:
CREATIVITY
50
CENTS

Edge

Milled

Comments

Mintages include Matte, Proof and Special Uncirculated Issues

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1976 FM 2,000 Matte
1976 FM 28,000 4.43 Proof
1976 FM 50 Special Uncirculated
1977 FM Matte
1977 FM 7,215 Proof
1977 FM 2,000 Special Uncirculated
1978 FM Matte
1978 FM 5,044 Proof
1978 FM 2,000 Special Uncirculated
1979 FM 3,547 Proof
1979 FM 2,000 Special Uncirculated
1980 FM 2,763 Proof
1980 FM 4,437 Special Uncirculated

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