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2 Pesos Uruguayos Carpincho

2 Pesos Uruguayos (Carpincho) -  obverse 2 Pesos Uruguayos (Carpincho) -  reverse

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Features

Country Uruguay
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 2011-2014
Value 2 Pesos Uruguayos
UYU = 0.06 USD
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.65 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 136, Schön# 112
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Native fauna of Uruguay - capypara

Obverse

Coat of arms, surrounded by country name, year on bottom

Lettering:
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY
2011

Translation:
Eastern Republic or Uruguay (Uruguay)
2011

Reverse

Carpincho (Hydrocoerus hydrochaeris - Capybara) to left, face value on left, animal name below.

Lettering:
$2
CARPINCHO

Translation:
$2
Capybara

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The carpincho (also named as capincho), or capibara on Brasil, is the biggest rodent of the world, is native of South America, has vegetarian diet, feeding both aquatic and ground plants, and lives near to lakes and rivers, where often swims, and uses as hide on danger situations.


(Image source: Wikipedia)            (Image source: Temailken.org.ar

2011 and 2014 issues were minted in Spain
2012 issue was minted at Monnaie de Paris

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2011  20,000,000 0.44 0.90 1.11 1.29 SA# 154 | Spain
2012  80,000,000 0.49 0.52 0.79 1.11 SA# 159 | Spain
2014  20,000,000 1.48 SA# 160 | Monnaie de Paris

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