Philippines 1914-S 10 centavos

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1914-S Ten Centavos

Ten centavos of the Philippines under American rule come in three types: large size (KM 165) struck 1903-06, small size (KM 169) struck 1907-35, and the Commonwealth reverse (KM 181), struck 1937-45. Ten centavos were made at the Philadelphia mint 1903-07, at the San Francisco mint 1903-19, at the Manila mint 1920-41 and at the Denver mint 1944-45. Many dates are rare, especially in high grade. This issue, from the San Francisco mint, is a rare date.

Recorded Mintage: 1,180,000.

Specifications: 2.00 g, .750 fine silver, reeded edge.

Catalog Reference: KM 169.

Source:

  • Basso, Aldo P., Coins, Medals and Tokens of the Philippines, Menlo Park, CA: 1968.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Ganzon de Legarda, Angelita, Piloncitos to Pesos, A Brief History of Coinage in the Philippines, Manila: Bancom Development Corporation, 1976.

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