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2 Centavos

2 Centavos -  obverse2 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Cuba
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1983-2010
Value 2 Centavos
0.02 CUP = 0.00078 USD
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Aluminium (aluminium 97.15%, magnesium 2.5%, manganese 0.35%)
Weight 1 g
Diameter 19.31 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 104,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# A32
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Cuban coat of arms, country name as curved legend on top, face value in letters on bottom, line of denticles close to rim.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
• DOS CENTAVOS •

Translation:
Republic of Cuba
2 cents.

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

Face value in Roman numerals in circle over a five-pointed star, motto "Fatherland or Death" as curved legend on top, date on excergue.

Lettering:
PATRIA O MUERTE
• 1983 •

Translation:
Fatherland or Death
1985

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

Mints

Empresa Cubana de Acuñaciones, Havana, Cuba
Leningrad Mint, modern-day Saint Petersburg, Russia

Comments

Minted at Leningrado,
Al 971.5‰; Mg 25‰; Mn 3,5‰.

Varieties between KM #104.1 and #104.2:


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1983  50,010,000 0.48 20% KM#104.1 - Large lettered legends, short edge denticles on both sides (Havana)
1983  3,996,000 13% KM#104.2 - Small lettered legends, long edge denticles on both sides (Leningrad)
1984  62,500,000 0.82 21% KM#104.2 - Small lettered legends, short edge denticles on both sides
1985  70,000,000 0.56 0.56 1.13 49% KM#104.2 - Small lettered legends, short edge denticles on both sides
1986  15,000,000 22% KM#104.2 - Small lettered legends, short edge denticles on both sides
2008  0.5% Pleae move owners and delete this line
2010  12% KM#104.1 - Large lettered legends, long edge denticles on both sides

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

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