50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1942
Value 50 Centavos (0.50)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.1 g
Diameter 24.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4901
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 182a,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 13
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Emblem of Bolivia: The sun, two Mountains (the Cerro Rico and the Cerro Menor), a chapel, a palm tree, a lama
Ten stars for the ten Departamentos that existed before the war with Chile

Lettering: REPUBLICA DE BOLIVIA

Translation: Republic of Bolivia

Reverse

The caduceus (a short staff entwined by two serpents, surmounted by wings, a recognized symbol of commerce and negotiation) divides denomination, sprays below, date at bottom
Olive twigs below

Lettering:
CINCUENTA CENTAVOS
50 C
1942

Translation:
Fifty Cents
50 c
1942

Edge

Smooth

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  10 000 000 1.40 1.73 2.47 3.88 4.20 90% KM#182a.1
1942  5 317 155 2.38 4.71 23% KM#182a.2 (second strike, less detailed)

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