Cuba, 5 centavos, 1946

Here’s today’s coin.

Cuba, 5 centavos, 1946 (KM #11.3)

This coin is a close sibling of the 1920 5 centavos featured on March 18th, the only difference being a minor lettering change. The type of coin was made (with said minor variations) between 1915 and 1961. The mintage in 1946 was 40 million, making this year the second-most common of its type. Belonging to the not-convertible Cuban peso, it’s worth 0.19 cents USD.

Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 4.93 g
Diameter 21.17 mm
Thickness 1.94 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment


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