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Chile - coins 5 centavos 1865-1959

Peso=10 decimos=100 centavos

 

1/2 decimo 1851-1859

Chile coin medio decimo 1855silver 0.900
15.0 mm.
1.25 grams
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / MEDIO DECIMO / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
Condor with outstretched wings / POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA / year of minting
KM#121
Coin value in condition "VF" - $30-50

 

 

1/2 decimo 1860-1862 - reduced weight

Chile coin medio decimo 1860silver 0.900
15.0 mm.
1.15 grams
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1860, 1861, 1862
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / MEDIO DECIMO / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
Condor with outstretched wings / POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA / year of minting
KM#121a
Coin value in condition "VF" - $50-100

 

 

1/2 decimo 1865-1866

Chile coin medio decimo 1865silver 0.900
15.0 mm.
1.15 grams
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1865, 1866
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / MEDIO DECIMO / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
Condor with outstretched wings and claw on shield / POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA / year of minting
KM#137.1
Coin value in condition "VF" - $50-100

 

 

1/2 decimo 1867-1881 - weight increased, karat decreased

Chile coin medio decimo 1874silver 0.835
15.0 mm.
1.25 grams
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1881
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / MEDIO DECIMO / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
Condor with outstretched wings and claw on shield / POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA / year of minting
KM#137.2
Coin value in condition "VF" - $20-40

 

 

1/2 decimo 1879-1894 - reduced karat

Chile coin medio decimo 1887silver 0.500
15.0 mm.
1.25 grams
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1892, 1893, 1894
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / MEDIO DECIMO / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE .0.5.
Condor with outstretched wings and claw on shield / POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA / year of minting
KM#137.3
Coin value in condition "VF" - $10-30

 

 

 

5 centavos 1896

Chile coin 5 centavos 1896silver 0.835
14.5 mm.
1.00 gram
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1896
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / CINCO CENTAVOS / year of minting
Defiant condor on the rock / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
KM#155.1
Coin value in condition "VF" - $5-15

 

 

5 centavos 1899-1907 - reduced karat

Chile coin 5 centavos 1906silver 0.500
14.0 mm.
1.00 gram
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1899, 1901, 1904, 1906, 1907
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / CINCO CENTAVOS / year of minting
Defiant condor on the rock / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE / 0.5.
KM#155.2
Coin value in condition "VF" - $5-15

 

 

5 centavos 1915-1919 - increased karat

Chile coin 5 centavos 1915silver 0.450
14.0 mm.
1.00 gram
Edge: reeded
Years of mintage:
1915, 1916, 1919
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / CINCO CENTAVOS / year of minting
Defiant condor on the rock / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE / 0.45
KM#155.2a
Coin value in condition "VF" - $10-20

 

 

5 centavos 1920-1938

Chile coin 5 centavos 1922copper-nickel
16.5 mm.
2.00 grams
Edge: plain
Years of mintage:
1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1938
Laurel wreath surrounds face value / 5 CENTAVOS / year of minting
Defiant condor on the rock / REPÚBLICA DE CHILE
KM#165
Coin value in condition "VF" - $10-20