Haiti 1882-A 10 centimes

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck 1881-82, 1886-87, 1890 and 1894 and is not rare in circulated condition tho is a better type. All issues seem to have been struck at the Paris mint. The coin is the same weight and fineness as a contemporary French half franc.

Recorded mintage: 1,800,000 (including proofs).

Specification: 2.5 g, .835 fine silver, .067 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 18 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 44.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Byrne, Ray, Coins and Tokens of the Caribees, Decatur, IL: Jess Peters, Inc., 1975.

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