• 5 Centavos 1967-1975, KM# 577, Brazil
  • 5 Centavos 1967-1975, KM# 577, Brazil
Description

1969 and 1970 (thin planchet 1.0 mm, 2.64 g) mintages have a lighter weight than the 1967 (thick planchet 1.5 mm, 3.97 g).

Obverse

Stylized laureate liberty head (Efígie da República) left, wearing Phrygian Cap. Country name surrounded by 5 (top) and 8 (bottom) pointed stars.

The Efígie da República (Portuguese for Effigy of the Republic) is used as a national personification, both in Brazil and in Portugal, symbolizing the Republic.

BRASIL

Reverse

Denomination above date.

5
CENTAVOS
1969

Edge

5 Centavos

KM# 577 Schön# 82
Characteristics
Material Stainless Steel
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin
Alt # KM# 577.1, KM# 577.2
Mint
Casa da Moeda do Brasil (CMB)

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