1 Peso

1 Peso -  obverse1 Peso -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cuba
Period Second Republic (1959-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1992-2017
Value 1 Peso
1 CUP = USD 0.039
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Brass plated steel
Weight 5.52 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 2853
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 347,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
JMA# 94-95,
José María Aledón; 1999. La moneda de Cuba. Dobler Difusiones, Valencia, Spain.
Schön# B34
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Cuban coat of arms, country name as curved legend on top, date on excergue. Endecagonal rim (11 sides), with line of beads close to rim. Date on excergue.

Lettering:
• REPUBLICA DE CUBA •
• 1994 •

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
1994

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

Portrait of José Julián Martí Pérez (1853–1895), leader of the Cuba independence. Motto "Fatherland or death" as curved legend on top, face value on left, word "PESO" overprinted on numeral "1". Endecagonal rim (11 sides), and line of beads close to rim.

Lettering:
PATRIA O MUERTE
1 PESO

Translation:
Fatherland or Death
1 Peso

Edge

Segmented reeding

Mint

Empresa Cubana de Acuñaciones, Havana, Cuba

Comments

NOTE: rim varieties exist, on width, and also on reeding of edge.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1992  $ 0.78 $ 1.43 $ 2.04 $ 2.31 30% KM# 347; JMA# 94
1994  $ 0.56 $ 0.99 $ 0.72 38% KM# 347; JMA# 95 - small lettering, small rim (ca. 0.5 mm)
2001  $ 0.85 11% KM# 347
2002  $ 0.99 $ 1.01 $ 1.02 19% KM# 347 - big rim (ca 1,2 mm)
2012  $ 0.56 $ 0.90 $ 2.26 18% KM# 347
2013  $ 0.85 $ 0.91 8% KM# 347
2014  $ 0.68 $ 3.85 13% KM# 347
2015  $ 0.68 $ 0.95 13% KM# 347
2016  $ 1.45 6% KM# 347
2017  1.6% KM# 347

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