50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

© Rafael Pinheiro Aquino

Features

Issuer Brazil
Period Republic of the United States of Brazil (1889-1967)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1956
Value 50 Centavos (0.5 BRZ)
Currency Cruzeiro (1942-1967)
Composition Aluminium-bronze (90% Cu, 8% Al and 2% Zn)
Weight 3 g
Diameter 17.04 mm
Thickness 1.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 12 December 1967
Number N# 4041
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 566
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Coat of Arms (Star with circle within, surrounded by 27 small stars. southern cross inside circle. flanked by tobacco and coffee plant)

Lettering: REPÚBLICA DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DO BRASIL

Translation: REPUBLIC OF THE UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL

Engraver: Orlando Moutinho Maia

Reverse

Denomination above line, date below

Lettering:
50
CENTAVOS
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1956

Translation:
50
CENTAVOS
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1956

Engraver: Orlando Moutinho Maia

Edge

Milled

Mint

Casa da Moeda do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1694-date)
Mintmark of Casa da Moeda do Brasil

Comments

Some books bring the information that could exist a thin planchet variation of this series.

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1956  32 130 000 $ 0.38 $ 0.88 $ 0.56 $ 0.87 $ 0.87 $ 1.35

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