50 Centavos

50 Centavos - obverse50 Centavos - reverse

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Issuer São Tomé and Príncipe
Period Colony of the Portuguese Empire (1910-1951)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1951
Value 50 Centavos (0.5)
Currency Escudo (1914-1974)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.45 g
Diameter 22.64 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 36189
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Gomes# R 09.01,
Alberto Gomes; 1991. Moedas Portuguesas. Associação Numismatica de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal.
KM# 10
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.


Script: Latin



Script: Latin



3rd system (1951)
1 Escudo https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces36190.html
2.5 Escudos https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces24518.html
5 Escudos https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces14453.html
10 Escudos https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces18996.html

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1951  48 000 $ 5.30 $ 6.30

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