1st series - stainless steel

Technical features:
Face Value
R$
Diameter
mm
Weight
g
Thickness
mm
Edge Material
0.01 20.00 2.96 1.20 plain stainless steel
0.05 21.00 3.27 1.20 plain stainless steel
0.10 22.00 3.59 1.20 plain stainless steel
0.25 23.50 4.78 1.40 plain stainless steel
0.50 23.00 3.92 1.20 plain stainless steel
1.00 24.00 4.27 1.20 plain stainless steel


1 cent - R$ 0.01
1 cent - front front:
To the right, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the stylish representation of laurel leaves. On the lower side, the inscription "BRASIL".
1 cent - back back:
Inscription indicating value, surrounded by laurel leaves. On the lower side, "CENTAVO" and the year of minting.


5 cents - R$ 0.05
5 cents - front front:
To the right, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the stylish representation of laurel leaves. On the lower side, the inscription "BRASIL".
5 cents - back back:
Inscription indicating value, surrounded by laurel leaves. On the lower side, "CENTAVOS" and the year of minting.



10 cents - R$ 0.10
10 cents - front

front:
To the right, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the stylish representation of laurel leaves. On the lower side, the inscription "BRASIL".

10 cents - back

back:
Inscription indicating value, surrounded by laurel leaves. On the lower side, "CENTAVOS" and the year of minting.

 

 
See also the commemorative version of the 10 cents coin, with altered front side, allusive to the 50th anniversary of FAO.



25 cents - R$ 0.25
25 cents - front front:
On the center, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the inscription "BRASIL". On the lower side, the year of minting.
25 cents - back back:
Sinuous lines in the background make the facial value and "CENTAVOS" prominent.
 

 
See also the commemorative version of the 25 cents coin, with altered front side, allusive to the 50th anniversary of FAO.



50 cents - R$ 0.50
50 cents - front front:
To the right, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the stylish representation of laurel leaves. On the lower side, the inscription "BRASIL".
50 cents - back back:
Inscription indicating value, surrounded by laurel leaves. On the lower side, "CENTAVOS" and the year of minting.


1 Real - R$ 1.00 (Withdrawn from circulation on December 23rd, 2003)
1 Real - front front:
To the right, the effigy of the Republic, surrounded by the stylish representation of laurel leaves. On the lower side, the inscription "BRASIL".
1 Real - back back:
Inscription indicating value, surrounded by laurel leaves. On the lower side, "REAL" and the year of minting.
   
     From the December 23, 2003 on the R$ 1.00 stainless steel coin was withdrawn from circulation. Click here for more information on deadlines and places for coins exchange.



Information on banknotes and coins of previous monetary standards to Real can be obtained in the Museum of Money of Banco Central do Brasil.