Portugal, 50 centavos, 1972

Bonus coin for today.

Portugal, 50 centavos, 1972 (KM #596)


This type of Portuguese coin was minted for just ten years, from 1969 to 1979, and was the last 50 centavo coin that Portugal would ever make. It’s about the size of a US quarter, but made of bronze. It has no legal tender value anymore, but the bronze is worth over 3 cents USD.

Mintage is 24,729,000
Metal Bronze
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment
Demonetized 02-28-2002

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