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50 Centavos

50 Centavos -  obverse50 Centavos -  reverse

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Features

Country Portugal
Period Second Republic (1926-1974)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1979
Value 50 Centavos (0.5 PTE)
Currency Escudo (1911-2001)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22.5 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-28-2002
References KM# 596
  • 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.

Obverse

Five escutcheons in the form of a cross, each one displaying five bezants and the date below

Lettering:
REPVBLICA PORTVGVESA
1979

Translation:
Portuguese Republic
1979

Engraver: Marcelino Norte de Almeida

Reverse

Five ears of wheat underneath the face value

Lettering:
50
CENTAVOS
MNORTE

Engraver: Marcelino Norte de Almeida

Edge

Smooth

50 Centavos -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  3,481,000 0.35 0.69 1.17 19%
1970  17,280,000 0.29 0.53 0.63 0.27 2.33 36%
1971  9,139,000 0.35 0.34 0.81 22%
1972  24,729,000 0.12 0.12 0.50 0.70 32%
1973  35,588,000 0.49 0.43 0.41 0.58 1.75 37%
1974  28,719,000 0.12 0.35 0.41 0.60 4.00 33%
1975  17,793,000 0.43 0.41 0.53 24%
1976  23,734,000 0.29 0.47 0.58 1.17 22%
1977  16,340,000 0.20 0.35 0.69 1.17 23%
1978  48,348,000 0.15 0.18 0.39 0.58 1.17 1.17 40%
1979  61,652,000 0.14 0.20 0.42 0.58 0.88 0.58 40%

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