50 Centavos

Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
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
Number N# 4902
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 182,
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# C9
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

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

Mint

Huguenin, Switzerland (1868-date)

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1939  $ 2.82 $ 2.89 $ 3.11 $ 4.22

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