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2 Centavos

Features

Country Cuba
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1915-1916
Value 2 Centavos
0.02 CUP = 0.00078 USD
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 3.5 g
Diameter 19.4 mm
Thickness 1.45 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# A10, Y# 4
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Modern World Coins & Current Coins of the World
by Richard S. Yeoman
(Whitman Publishing)

Obverse

Cuba coat of arms within a laurel wreath

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
• DOS CENTAVOS •

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Reverse

Value in Roman numerals in circle over a five-pointed star and the motto "Fatherland and Freedom"

Lettering:
PATRIA Y LIBERTAD
II
• 3.5 G. • 1915 • 250 M •

Translation:
Fatherland and Freedom
II
3.5g 1915 250M

Engraver: Charles Edward Barber

Charles Edward Barber was the sixth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1879 until his death in 1917. Although Barber's coins were met with mixed reviews, he had a long and fruitful career in coinage, designing most of the coins used at the mint during his time as Chief Engraver.

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Minted at Philadelphia,
Cu 75%, Ni 25%.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1915  6,090,000 1.49 1.22 2.93
1915  150 Proof
1916  5,322,000 0.99 1.25
1916  100 Proof

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