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5 Centavos

Features

Country Guatemala
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1925-1949
Value 5 Centavos (0.05 GTQ)
Currency Quetzal (1925-date)
Composition Silver (.720)
Weight 1.66 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 1.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-06-1997
References KM# 238
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of arms, with legend at top. Fineness and date at bottom.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE GUATEMALA
0.720 1945

Translation:
Guatemala Republic
0.720 1945

Reverse

Quetzal on column. With legend around and value at left.

Lettering:
5 CENTAVOS
-LEY DE 26 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 1924-

Translation:
5 Cents
Law from 26th-Nov-1924

Edge

Reeded

Comments

KM#238.1 - Long bird's tail obverse.
KM#238.2 - Short birds tail obverse, without initials.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1925  573,000 7% KM#238.1
1928  1.1% KM#238.2
1928  1,000,000 8% KM#238.2
1929  0.7% KM#238.2
1929  1,000,000 8% KM#238.2
1932  1.2% KM#238.2
1932  2,000,000 16% KM#238.2
1933  0.5% KM#238.2
1933  600,000 7% KM#238.2
1934  1.1% KM#238.2
1934  1,200,000 9% KM#238.2
1937  0.7% KM#238.2
1937  400,000 4% KM#238.2
1938  0.5% KM#238.2
1938  300,000 3% KM#238.2
1943  900,000 11% KM#238.2
1944  1,026,000 9% KM#238.1
1945  4,026,000 1.17 3.73 9.09 51% KM#238.1
1947  1,834,000 7% KM#238.1
1948  1,103,000 13% KM#238.1
1949  551,000 8% KM#238.1

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