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Spain 5 and 10 Centimos  1940 to 1953
Spain 5 and 10 Centimos 1940 to 1953

Well that's a neat coin, isn't it? And it's made out of aluminum.

Spain issued these armored rider, rearing horse, crowned shield, pillar-flanked eagle coins from 1940 to 1953. They are pretty unusual and collectors like them. Here are typical catalog values:

5 CENTIMOS
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $12
5 centimos dated 1940 are uncommon in higher grades and catalog at $5 average circulated, $60 fully uncirculated
5 centimos dated 1953 are scarce and catalog at $30 average circulated, $70 fully uncirculated

10 CENTIMOS
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $8
10 centimos dated 1940 are uncommon in higher grades and catalog at $4 average circulated, $50 fully uncirculated
10 centimos dated 1941 are less common in higher grades and catalog at $2 average circulated, $20 fully uncirculated

Now, further, here is about the 10 centimos coins something that will get those *collector juices* flowing. Look very closely at the word PLUS on the left banner on the eagle side. Does it say PLUS or PLVS? I hope it says PLVS, because PLVS coins are worth more than the common PLUS coins. Here are catalog values for 10 centimos PLVS coins that are dated 1940 and 1941:

10 CENTIMOS PLVS INSTEAD OF PLUS:
worn: $8
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $45
fully uncirculated: $100
1941 PLVS coins are even scarcer - multiply the above values by 2

Use our Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 13093 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Christopher Hagedorn, Tue, 20-Nov-2012 17:15:33 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Tue, 20-Nov-2012 18:05:24 GMT
Reviewed by Chris - Appraisal updated., Fri, 07-Nov-2014 05:27:42 GMT
Requester description: 1940 Side with denomination: an eagle spreading its wings around an escutcheon. Behind the eagle's head is an ornate banner reading 'UNA GRAN-DE LIBRE'. The other side has a soldier, carrying a lance, riding on a horse towards the right, with 'ESPAŅA' and a horizontal bar below the horse, above the date.
Tags: spain 5 10 centimos centimo espana spainish hispan espanas hispanirvm spanich hispana espania espa spanish hisp espanola cenitmos denomination an eagle wings wing escutcheon scroll head ornate banner una de libre soldier lance riding rider horse towards toward bar eaglets egals eable egal eagles eag ealge eagel winged scrollwork scrolwork scolled scrolls scrolled banners bannered libres soldered soldiered soder soldiers solder soldjer horeseman horseman ride pony horsehead hores horseback horses stallion bars spear column pillar shield columns upright sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields knight armor helmet hawk falcon coat arms knights nobleman helmeted helmit helmets coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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