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50 Centavos

Features

Country Bolivia
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1939
Value 50 Centavos (0.5)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8.45 g
Diameter 29 mm
Thickness 1.88 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1951
References KM# 182,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# C9
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Bolivia coat of arms: The sun over two mountains, Cerro Rico and Cerro Menor, a chapel, a palm tree, a wheat sheaf and an alpaca.
Nine stars which symbolize the nine Departamentos

Lettering: REPUBLICA DE BOLIVIA

Translation: Republic of Bolivia

Reverse

The caduceus is a short staff entwined by two serpents, surmounted by wings. It is recognized symbol of commerce and negotiation.
Olive twigs below

Lettering:
CINCUENTA CENTAVOS
50 C
1939

Translation: Fifty Centavos

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1939  2.70 2.81 4.24

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