Haiti 1972 50 centimes
This specimen is from a type struck for Haiti in 1972-85 as part of the F.A.O. series. It is accompanied by a similar five, ten and twenty centimes coins, all common. The portrait is of Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, son and heir of François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, "President for Life" of Haiti.
Recorded mintage: 600,000.
Catalog reference: KM 101.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.