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1915 Cuban Silver 10 Centavos

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General
Type: Cuban Silver 10 Centavos 
Years: 1915 - 1949  Cat. Num.: KM# A12 
Country: Cuba  Period: First Republic 
Currency: Cuban Peso  Face value: 10 Centavos 
System: Decimal  100 Centavos = 1 Peso 
Desgr/Engr: Charles E. Barber 
Obverse: National arms within wreath, denomination below 
Legend: REPUBLICA DE CUBA DIEZ CENTAVOS 
Reverse: Star 
Legend: PATRIA Y LIBERTAD 2.5 G. 900M 
Edge: Reeded 
Purpose: Circulation 
Issue
Year:
1915
Mint:  
Mintage: 5,690,000 
Scarcity:
Valuation:
 
Notes:  
Grades & Prices Available 
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(EF)
$8.99
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Specifications
Composition: Silver 
Fineness: 0.9000 
Weight (g): 2.5000g 
Weight (Oz): 0.08 Oz 
Net Content: 0.07 Oz (2.25g) 
Bullion Value: $1.82 
Alignment:
Coin 
 
Diameter: 17.80mm 
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
1915 5,690,000 $2.40 $4.90 $8.90 $24.50 $70 $350
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