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5 Pesos Prehispanic art

5 Pesos (Prehispanic art) -  obverse5 Pesos (Prehispanic art) -  reverse

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Features

Country Cuba
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 5 Pesos (5 CUP)
Currency Cuban Peso (moneda nacional, 1914-date)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 13.5 g
Diameter 33 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 2015
References KM# 958
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Commemorative issue

Ibero-American Series X - Cultural roots

Obverse

Cuba's coat of arms, with legend at top, fineness at left, value at bottom, and weight at right.
Surrounded by arms from the 9 countries that minted coins for this 10th. Ibero-American series; Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Portugal

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CUBA
LEY.925 5 PESOS 13,50 GRS

PLVS VLTRA

LIBERTAD
15 DE
SETIEMBRE
DE 1821

REPÚBLICA DE NICARAGUA
AMÉRICA CENTRAL

REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY

Translation:
(Central circle)
Republic of Cuba
0.925 13.5 grams
5 Pesos

(arms around)
(Spain arms)
Further Beyond

(Guatemala arms)
Liberty
September
15th.,
1821

(Nicaragua arms)
Republic of Nicaragua
Central America

(Paraguay arms)
Republic of the Paraguay

Reverse

Representations of prehispanic art and work expressions; at left a man painting in a cave. At right a woman working clay. And at center a clay pot.
With theme at top-left, and series number at bottom. With date and mint at top-right.

Lettering:
RAÍCES CULTURALES
2015
X SERIE IBEROAMERICANA

Translation:
Cultural Roots
2015
10th Ibero-American series

Edge

Reeded

Comments

This coin is part of the 10th. Ibero-American series, participating Argentina, Cuba, Ecuador, Spain, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru and Portugal.
Represents cultural roots, showing native art, as painting in cave (this design found at Punta del Este caves, Isla de la Juventud;  and clay pot making, that have survived till our days, many kind of pots and simmilar artifacts are made and used now-a-days.


Paintings found at Punta del Este cave, Isla de la Juventud.


Pottery workshop at Trinidad.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  Proof

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