Metal change happens often in other countries but that rarely makes the older coins more valuable. They also changed the design. This older design has liberty with the laureate head and some lines with a laurel branch. Brazil is spelled with an S, Brasil, because that is the Portuguese way.
Here's the stats...Type/Country: 5 Centavos / Brazil
Metal: Stainless Steel
Value: $0.45 in AU
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