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Metal gourdes and centimes - modern coins of Haiti

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • the Country code:
  • Haiti, Republic
  • Gourde
  • Port-au-Prince
  • of 27 400 sq. km
  • the French (state), Creole
  • HT (HTI) 332

Republic Haiti Monetary unit is the gourde which consists of 100 centimes. In a money turnover there are coins of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50 centimes and 1, 5 gourdes.

The First issue of coins in Haiti consisted of 6, 12 and 25 centimes. In 1827 coins of 50 and 100 centimes, and then 1 and 2 centimes in 1828 have been entered. In 1846 and 1850, 6 1/4 centimes and new 6 centimes, accordingly have been manufactured a coin. In 1863, bronze coins, productions of a mint the Tunic of Birmingham, have been entered into the circulation. It were coins of denomination in 5, 10 and 20 centimes - last of the first series of coins of gourde.

In 1881 new issue of coins in nominal value 1, 2, 10, 20 and 50 centimes and 1 gourde has taken place. The coin of 5 centimes has been added in 1889. Production of coins 1 and 2 centimes has ceased in the middle of 1890th years while input in circulation of coins was absent with 1908 till 1949 while coins of 5 and 10 centimes did not begin to mint again. Them have followed a coin of 20 centimes in 1956, a coin of 50 centimes in 1972 and coins of 1 and 5 gourdes in 1995.

Nominal value: 50 centimes
Stamping: 1991
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 centimes of Haiti the Reverse of 50 centimes of Haiti
Nominal value: 1 gourde
Stamping: 2003
the Material: the Steel Brass Plated
the Note:
the Obverse 1 gourde of Haiti the Reverse 1 gourde of Haiti
Nominal value: 5 gourdes
Stamping: 1998
the Material: the Steel Brass Plated
the Note:
the Obverse of 5 gourdes of Haiti the Reverse of 5 gourdes of Haiti

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