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50 Pesetas - Francisco Franco

50 Pesetas - Francisco Franco -  obverse50 Pesetas - Francisco Franco -  reverse

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Features

Country Spain
Ruling authority Francisco Franco (1936-1975)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1957 (1957-1971)
Value 50 Pesetas (50 ESP)
Currency Peseta (1868-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel (75% Copper, 25% Nickel)
Weight 12.5 g
Diameter 30.2 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1997
References KM# 788,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Cal# 17,
Xavier Calicó; 2008. Numismática española : catálogo general con precios de todas las monedas españolas acuñadas desde los Reyes Católicos hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001. Áureo & Calicó, Barcelona, Spain. ISBN 9788461217083.
Schön# 36
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Portrait of Francisco Franco facing right and the series date below

Lettering:
FRANCISCO FRANCO CAUDILLO DE ESPAÑA POR LA G.DE DIOS
1957

Translation:
Francisco Franco leader of Spain by the grace of God
1957

Engraver: Manuel Marin Jimeno

Designer: Mariano Benlliure Gil

Mariano Benlliure (8 September 1862 – 9 November 1947) was a Spanish sculptor, who executed many public monuments and religious sculptures in Spain, working in a heroic realist style.

Reverse

Crowned shield with the eagle of Saint John and the value to the upper right

Lettering:
50 PTAS
UNA GRANDE LIBRE
PLUS ULTRA
59

Translation:
50 Pesetas
One Great Free
Further beyond
59

Engraver: Teodoro Miciano Becerra

Edge

Lettered

Lettering: ** UNA ** GRANDE ** LIBRE

Translation: One, Great and Free

50 Pesetas - Francisco Franco -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Mint of Spain (Real Casa de la Moneda), Madrid, Spain (1591-date)
Mintmark of Royal Mint of Spain

Comments

Variety of the years are marked inside the star on the reverse.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1957 58 21,471,000 0.59 0.47 0.78 1.17 2.35 61% Cal#17
1957 58 0.82 0.85 0.34 12% Edge lettering UNA - LIBRE - GRANDE,Cal#29
1957 68 1,000 0.7% In Sets only, Cal#21
1957 69 1,200 0.7% In Sets only, Cal#22
1957 70 19,000 0.7% In Sets only, Cal#23
1957 72 23,000 0.9% Proof, Cal#25
1957 73 28,000 0.9% Proof, Cal#26
1957 74 25,000 0.8% Proof, Cal#27
1957 75 75,000 1.9% Proof, Cal#28
1957 (1958) BA 43,000 1.0% Estimated - Issued to Commemorate the 1958 Barcelona Exposition with "BA" replacing the Star on the left side of Reverse
1957 (1959) 59 28,000,000 0.59 0.36 0.76 1.41 3.02 2.35 42% Cal#18
1957 (1960) 60 24,845,000 0.47 0.94 1.17 6.46 28% Cal#19
1957 (1967) 67 850,000 0.59 2.35 6% Cal#20
1957 (1971) 71 4,400,000 1.17 0.78 4.31 13% Cal#24

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