Menu

5 Patacas

Features

Country Macau
(China)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1992-2010
Value 5 Patacas
5 MOP = 0.62 USD
Currency Pataca (1894-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 10.1 g
Diameter 27.5 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Dodecagonal (12-sided)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 56,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 59
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Top: Bat (Flying Mammal).

Middle: Stylized design of Chinese Characters (meaning Macau).
Above: 澳
Centre: MACAU (in Portuguese).
Below 門

Bottom: Date.

Lettering:

MACAU

1992

Reverse

Chinese junk, ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral in background, value around.

Lettering:


5 PATACAS

Translation:
FIVE
PATACAS
5 PATACAS

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

Significance of  Bat (Flying Mammal) in Chinese Customs.
(Bats are  harbingers of 5 blessings) Life, Wealth, Health, Love of virtue &  death after achieving one's destiny.

The Stylish design (rounded version) of the Chinese Characters 澳門 on the obverse is designed in such a way that it symbolizes 'Shou' or 'longevity'.

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1992  0.83 2.10 1.74
2003 
2005 
2007  0.60 2.20
2010  1.06 0.61

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 coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange this coin: pijootr, victor.z, Hanun, hardev_bindra, mikechinchilla, angelcarceles, marcelongrim, JoachimSdl, hobbies_centrale, pedrog.pt, Don Evans, urbanjan, Bavariat, Jadish, redcat, alexserg, hen3dt, Roibizou, akadotour, odedbil, jpvferreira, marteau, !Numismaster!, Gary Wong, marcel.jung, nadal, gerard97430, AlexKoryakov, dragan, cyprusalexander, goddog666, Numismater, LCW1991, DGAN96, Frieder, MortFine, COINMAN1, Peter M. Graham

Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×75)
Country: Austria
Languages : English Polish
Feedback: none
Country: Germany
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Switzerland
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×214)
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi Punjabi
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×1)
Country: Honduras
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×639)
Country: Spain
Languages : English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: Brazil
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×48)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German Spanish Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: India
Languages : English French Hindi Tamil
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×47)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×61)
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×123)
Country: Czech Republic
Languages : English Czech Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×168)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×77)
Country: Japan
Languages : English Japanese Dutch
Feedback: none
Country: Israel
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×171)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×21)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×56)
Country: France
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×209)
Country: Latvia
Languages : English Belarusian Esperanto Russian Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×31)
Country: Israel
Languages : English German Hebrew
Feedback: none
Country: Portugal
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×626)
Country: Belgium
Languages : French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×40)
Country: United States
Languages : English Spanish Hindi Telugu
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×61)
Country: Malaysia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×18)
Country: Czech Republic
Languages :
English Czech German Norwegian Polish Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×7)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×8)
Country: Réunion
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×22)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×115)
Country: North Macedonia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×116)
Country: Cyprus
Languages : English Greek Russian
Feedback: none
Country: Czech Republic
Languages :
English Czech German Polish Russian Slovak
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×16)
Country: Russia
Languages : English Russian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×69)
Country: Hong Kong
Languages : English Chinese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×6)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×29)
Country: Germany
Languages : English German
Feedback: 3/53/53/53/53/5 (×3)
Country: France
Languages : French German English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×121)
Country: United Kingdom
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×21)
Country: Canada
Languages : English

» See details for each year/mintmark

Numista Rarity index: 10 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Macau

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
5 Patacas