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1915 Cuban Silver Peso (high relief star)

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1915 Cuban Silver Peso (high relief star)
REVERSE
1915 Cuban Silver Peso (high relief star)
ITEM NOTES
GENERAL
Type:  Cuban Silver Peso (high relief star) 
Origin:  Cuba  Cat. Num.:  KM# 15.1 
Era / Ruler:  First Republic  Face Value:  1 Peso 
Issued from:  1915  Issued until:  1915 
Alignment:  Coin !¡   Desgr. / Engr.:  Charles Edward Barber 
Obverse:  National arms within wreath, denomination below 
Reverse:  High relief star, date below 
Edge:  Reeded 
ISSUE
Year: 1915
Mint:
Mintage: 1,976,000
Scarcity:
30/100
 
Valuation:
60/100
 
Notes:
Grades & Prices available: ?
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SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight(g): 26.7295g
Weight(Oz): 0.86 Oz
Net Content: 0.77 Oz (24.06g)
Bullion Value: $11.89
Diameter: 38.00mm
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.

PRICE RANGE ?
Year Mintage G F VF EF AU UNC BU PROOF
1915 1,976,000 $12.00 $18.00 $23.00 $90 $170 $325 $1600 $2100
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