Uruguay 1981 10 centesimos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck in 1977-81 at Santiago, Chile. Uruguayan coinage was sporadic in the twentieth century and many issues are rare; this one is common. Uruguay fell victim to the same hyperinflation which befell her neighbors Argentina and Brazil and the coinage was reformed twice, in 1975 and 1994.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.1 g, aluminum-bronze, 19 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 66.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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