1 Peso

1 Peso -  obverse1 Peso -  reverse

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Features

Country Cuba
Period Second Republic (1959-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1983-1989
Value 1 Peso
1 CUP = 0.039 USD
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Brass (Copper 70%, Zinc 30%)
Weight 6 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 2854
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References KM# 105,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# A34
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, face value in letters as curved legend on bottom. Line of denticles close to rim.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
UN PESO

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
One Peso

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

Five-pointed star with rays, motto "Fatherland or Death" as curved legend on top, date on exergue. Line of denticles close to rim.

Lettering:
PATRIA O MUERTE
1984

Translation:
Fatherland or death
1984

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.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Kremnica / Körmöcbánya / Kremnitz, Slovakia (1328-date)

Comments

This coin resume the design of the silver 1 Peso coin minted from 1915 to 1933, but using a cheaper metal, and smaller diameter. Also motto changed from "PATRIA Y LIBERTAD" to "PATRIA O MUERTE".

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983  10 000 000 0.86 1.49 23%
1984  10 000 000 0.59 0.71 20%
1985  10 300 000 0.59 18%
1986  20 000 000 0.59 1.83 19%
1987  10 000 000 0.36 0.30 0.59 0.99 29%
1988  15 000 000 0.59 1.31 25%
1989  15 000 000 0.70 0.83 1.18 26%

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