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1952 Cuban Silver 40 Centavos (50th year of the Republic)

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General
Type: Cuban Silver 40 Centavos (50th year of the Republic) 
Year: 1952  Cat. Num.: KM# 25 
Country: Cuba  Period: First Republic 
Currency: Cuban Peso  Face value: 40 Centavos 
System: Decimal  100 Centavos = 1 Peso 
Desgr/Engr:  
Subject: 50th year of the Republic 
Obverse: Two dates left of flag, tower at right, denomination below 
Legend: REPUBLICA DE CUBA 1952 1902 CUARENTA CENTAVOS 
Reverse: Star above tree, spoked wheel below 
Legend: CINCUENTA AŅOS DE LIBERTAD Y PROGRESO 10 C. 900 m. 
Edge:  
Purpose: Circulation 
Issue
Year:
1952
Mint:  
Mintage: 1,250,000 
Scarcity:
Valuation:
 
Notes:  
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Specifications
Alignment:
Composition: Silver 
Fineness: 0.9000 
Weight (g): 10.0000g 
Weight (Oz): 0.32 Oz 
Net Content: 0.29 Oz (9.00g) 
Bullion Value: $5.23 
Diameter: 28.00mm 
Thickness:  
Description

Before 1857, Spanish and Spanish colonial reales circulated in Cuba. From 1857, banknotes were issued specifically for use on Cuba. These were denominated in pesos, with 1 peso = 8 reales. From 1869, notes were also issued denominated in centavos, with 100 centavos = 1 peso. In 1881, the peso was pegged to the U.S. dollar at par. The currency continued to be issued only in paper form until 1915, when the first coins were issued.

In 1915, cupro-nickel 1, 2 and 5 centavos, silver 10, 20 and 40 centavos and 1 peso, and gold 1, 2, 4, 10 and 20 peso coins were introduced. These coins were designed by Charles E. Barber, who also designed the Barber dimes, quarters, half dollars for the US. The coins were minted at the US mint at Philadelphia.

Value Range
Year Mintage G F VF EF AU UNC BU PROOF
1952 1,250,000 $5.50 $7.50 $10.00 $16.50 $29 $55
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