Coins of the Czechoslovak koruna (1945)

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Between 1946 and 1948, 20 and 50 haleru and 1 and 2 koruny coins were introduced. The lower two denominations were struck in bronze, the higher two in cupro-nickel. The designs of all but the 2 koruny were based on those of the interwar coins but the coins were smaller. In 1950, aluminium 1 korun coins were introduced, followed by aluminium 20 and 50h in 1951. 5 korun coins were minted but not introduced. A monetary reform occurred in 1953.

1946–1953 issues
Value Technical parameters Description Date of
Diameter Mass Composition Edge Obverse Reverse first minting issue withdrawal
20 h 18 mm 2.5 g Brass
92% copper
8% zinc
Smooth Coat of arms, "REPUBLIKA ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ",[1] year of minting Indication of value, ears of wheat, sickle 1947 29 May 1948 31 May 1953
20 h 16 mm 0.5 g 98% aluminium
2% magnesium
Smooth Coat of arms, "REPUBLIKA ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ", year of minting Indication of value, ears of wheat, sickle 1951 22 October 1951 31 May 1953
50 h 20 mm 3 g Brass
92% copper
8% zinc
Smooth Coat of arms, "REPUBLIKA ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ", year of minting Indication of value, ears of wheat, branches with leaves 1947 25 March 1947 31 May 1953
50 h 18 mm 0.6 g 98% aluminium
2% magnesium
Smooth Coat of arms, "REPUBLIKA ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ", year of minting Indication of value, ears of wheat, branches with leaves 1951 1 September 1951 31 May 1953
1 Kčs 21 mm 4.5 g Cupronickel
80% copper
20% nickel
Milled Indication of value, woman with ears of wheat and sickle 1946 25 April 1946
1 Kčs 1.3 g 98% aluminium
2% magnesium
1947 17 March 1950
2 Kčs 23.5 mm 6 g Cupronickel
80% copper
20% nickel
Indication of value, Juraj Jánošík 27 May 1947
5 Kčs  ? 98% aluminium
2% magnesium
Indication of value, factory 1951 never
  1. ^ "REPUBLIKA ČESKOSLOVENSKÁ" means "Republic of Czechoslovakia" in Czech and Slovak