5 Pesos Uruguayos

Features

Issuer Uruguay
Period Oriental Republic of Uruguay (1825-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 2003-2008
Value 5 Pesos Uruguayos
5 UYU = USD 0.12
Currency Peso uruguayo (1993-date)
Composition Copper-aluminium-nickel (92% Copper, 6% Aluminium, 2% Nickel)
Weight 6.27 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.66 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 3057
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 120,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 93
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of Jose Gervasio Artigas (national hero) facing right; surrounded by country name.

Script: Latin

Lettering: REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY

Translation: Eastern Republic of Uruguay

Reverse

Value in both numerals and lettering. Date below exergue line.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
$5
CINCO PESOS
URUGUAYOS
2008

Translation:
$5
Five Pesos
Uruguayos
2003

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Buenos Aires, Argentina (1875-date)
Casa de Moneda de Chile, Santiago, Chile (1743-date)
Mintmark of Casa de Moneda de Chile

Comments

There are 2 variants for this coin:

KM# 120.1 Minted at Buenos Aires, dated 2003, has no mintmark, and also the neck of the bust points between "P" and "U" on "REPÚBLICA".

KM# 120.2 Minted at Santiago dated 2005 and 2008 has the mintmark under bust; the neck of the bust points directly to the "P" on "REPÚBLICA".

2005 version is softer than 2003 and 2008 (stronger relief of details).


KM# 120.1 on right, KM# 120.2 on left
© adanieluy

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2003  15 000 000 $ 0.54 $ 0.54 $ 0.54 $ 2.18 $ 3.39 50% KM# 120.1 Buenos Aires mint (neck of bust points to "U" on REPÚBLICA"
2005 So 30 000 000 $ 0.43 $ 0.43 $ 0.43 $ 0.78 $ 0.81 $ 0.88 63% KM# 120.2 Santiago (neck of bust points to "P" on "REPÚBLICA"
2008 So 20 000 000 $ 0.48 $ 0.51 $ 0.57 $ 0.71 $ 0.83 31% KM# 120.2 Santiago (neck of bust points to "P" on "REPÚBLICA"

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