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1 Peso

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Features

Country Chile
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1954
Value 1 Peso (1)
Currency Old peso (1835-1980)
Composition Copper
Weight 7.5 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 01-01-1960
References KM# 179
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Portrait of Bernardo O'Higgins (1778-1842) leader of the Chile independence facing left along with José de San Martín

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CHILE
BERNARDO
O'HIGGINS
R.THENOT

Translation:
Republic of Chile
Bernardo
O'Higgins
R.Thenot

Engraver: René Thénot

Reverse

Value flanked by Copihue-Flowers (Lapageria rosea), Chile's national flower, and the denomination below and the date at the bottom

Lettering:
So
1
UN
PESO
1942

Translation:
So
1
One
Peso
1942

Edge

Milled

1 Peso -  obverse

© Cyrillius

Mint

So Casa de Moneda de Chile, Santiago, Chile (1743-date)

Comments

There should be an extra year line for 1953. Besides the long top 5 and the short top 5, there is also the curled top 5, probably the normal 5 like it is on the 1951 and 1952 issues:

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942 So 15,150,000 0.11 0.40 1.18 30%
1943 So 16,900,000 0.21 1.13 1.14 26%
1944 So 12,050,000 0.93 1.18 20%
1945 So 7,600,000 0.26 12%
1946 So 2,050,000 6%
1947 So 2,200,000 5%
1948 So 5,900,000 0.25 13%
1949 So 7,100,000 0.80 1.18 14%
1950 So 7,250,000 1.18 1.76 14%
1951 So 8,150,000 0.71 0.93 15%
1952 So 10,400,000 0.25 16%
1953 So 7% Long curled top 5
1953 So 2% Long straight top 5
1953 So 17,200,000 14% Short curled top 5
1953 So 0.88 3% Short straight top 5
1954 So 7,566,000 0.71 0.92 3.17 16%

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