½ Décimo


Country Ecuador
Type Common coin
Years 1893-1915
Value 1/2 Décimo (0.05 ECS)
Metal Silver (.900)
Weight 1.25 g
Diameter 15.0 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 09-10-2000
References KM# 55, Schön# 44
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


Head of Antonio José de Sucre facing left, date below


Translation: Republic of Ecuador


Flag-draped coat of arms, weight, denomination, fineness of silver, mint

G.1.250 1/2 D.DE SUCRE 0.9 F.C.
G.1.250 1/2 D.DE SUCRE 0.9 H.




Marks of Peruvian engravers (Lima Mint):
T.F. - Juan Torrico y Mesa & José Agustín Figueroa
J.F. - José Agustín Figueroa
F.G. - Francisco Gamarra

varities between KM #55.1 and 55.2:
lettering, head of Sucre, coat of arms (flags, bundle, sun, ship, condor)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1893 LIMA TF KM#55.1 ("G. 1:250")
1893 LIMA TF 1,718,000 KM#55.1 ("G. 1.250")
1894 LIMA TF 243,000 KM#55.1 overdate varietey
1897 LIMA JF 800,000 KM#55.1
1899 LIMA JF 560,000 KM#55.1
1899 LIMA JF KM#55.1
1899 LIMA JF KM#55.1 (error "ECUADO.R")
1902 LIMA JF 1,000,000 KM#55.1 (flag variety) overdate varieties exist
1905 LIMA JF 500,000 KM#55.1 (flag variety) overdate varieties exist
1912 LIMA FG KM#55.1 (flag variety, error "FCUADOR")
1912 LIMA FG 20,000 KM#55.1 (flag variety) overdate varieties exist
1915 BIRMm 2,000,000 KM#55.2 (different flag variety)
1915 BIRMm KM#55.2 (different flag variety) Proof

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