Tuesday, January 26, 2021

RARE MINTED COINS | 5 CENTAVOS & 10 CENTAVOS US Administration 1944 - 1945 | #Numismatist​




In this series, I am going to share with you guys our coin and paper bill collection. We are not a professional coin collector or a Numismatist, these coins were collected and given to us. I described and based all the coins as how I see it and some were description from Google for more specific detail. If you happen to know the value of these coins comment it down below. :) Enjoy the video as we travel down through decades and decades of history.

These coins are not for sale. 


5 Centavos (U.S. Administration) 

CountryPhilippines 
PeriodCommonwealth (1935-1946
TypeStandard circulation coin
Years1944-1945 
Value5 Centavos (0.05)
CurrencyPeso (1857-1967)
CompositionNickel brass (Copper (65%), Zinc (23%) and Nickel (12%))
Weight4.92 g
Diameter19 mm
Thickness2.4 mm
ShapeRound
Reference: numista.com 

Reverse
  • Male seated beside hammer and anvil
  • Active volcano of Mt. Mayon (Philippines) right background
Obverse
  • Eagle above the shield, date below and the mintmark to the left of the date
Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & COMMONWEALTH OF THE PHILIPPINES S 1944


10 Centavos (U.S. Administration)

CountryPhilippines 
PeriodCommonwealth (1935-1946
TypeStandard circulation coin
Years1937-1945 
Value10 Centavos (0.10)
CurrencyPeso (1857-1967)
CompositionSilver (.750)
Weight2 g
Diameter17 mm
Thickness1.26 mm
ShapeRound
Reference: numista.com

Obverse
  • Eagle above shield with the date below. 
  • Mintmark to left of date
Reverse
  • Lady standing wearing a flowing dress, right hand holding a hammer resting on an anvil. 
  • Active volcano of Mt. Mayon (Philippines) right background

Lettering: 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & COMMONWEALTH OF THE PHILIPPINES D 1944

 





10 comments:

  1. Coin collecting is a great hobby and a wonderful way to learn about the world.

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  2. Coin collecting can be a lot of fun! I have some coins from different countries around the world and it is neat to see how different they all are.

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  3. I love to collect souvenir coins when I travel. It’s a great keepsake to remember those fond memories

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  4. What an interesting hobby! Super curious to know the stories behind those coins! Haha

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  5. Such a fascinating hobby. Curious about the stories behind those coins!

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  6. That's a unique hobby. Keep posting about these coins especially their history. One day young generation would find it a useful resource.

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  7. I collect coins from around the world. I used to be a flight attendant and decided to collect them. I now have a jar of different coins which reminds me so much of each country I've been to.

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  8. This is so cool. I actually have tried to collect coins and bills from other countries but I lost track at some point. This is such a fun thing to do on the side.

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  9. What awesome coins! I love to learn about the history of coins and the country they come from by these coins!

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  10. I am loving these posts about the currency. It is so interesting to read about them.

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