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Numismatics and philately - Coins

Silver coin of 8 reales, Mexican galleon “Nuestra Señora de la Pura y Limpia Concepción”, 17th century, Ø 4 cm.

Silver coin of 8 reales, Mexican galleon “Nuestra Señora de la Pura y Limpia Concepción”, 17th century, Ø 4 cm.

© Museo numismático del Banco Central
Silver coin of 1 peso, Philadelphia Mint (USA), 1897, Ø 1.6 cm.

Silver coin of 1 peso, Philadelphia Mint (USA), 1897, Ø 1.6 cm.

© Museo numismático del Banco Central

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Material
Metals
Type
Coins | Numismatics
Details
Made from silver, copper, billon (silver-copper alloy), bronze, pewter or gold. Most appear distorted. May be stamped with a key, small cross or the assayer’s symbol. The flip side usually presents the mint’s symbol.
Red List
Red List of Dominican Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Dominican Republic
Period
Colonial and Republican periods (15th - 20th centuries)