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This copper-nickel peso "papel moneda" was struck for [[Colombia]] 1907-16. The 1916 is the scarcest date. These coins were issued to retire paper money printed during the civil war of 1899-1903, hence the "p/m" marked on the reverse. (The chaos of that civil war enabled the United States to engineer Panamanian independence.)  They later circulated equal to the copper-nickel one centavo of 1918-48 (KM 275). They are today very scarce in nice condition.
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This copper-nickel peso "papel moneda" was struck for [[Colombia]] 1907-16. The 1916 is the scarcest date. These coins were issued to retire paper money printed during the civil war of 1899-1903, hence the "p/m" marked on the reverse. (The chaos of that civil war enabled the United States to engineer Panamanian independence.)  They later circulated equal to the copper-nickel one centavo of 1918-48 ([[Colombia 1918 centavo|KM 275]]). They are today very scarce in nice condition.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 234,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 234,000.
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* [[Colombia 1916(b) 50 centavos|1916 50 centavos, Bogota issue]]
 
* [[Colombia 1916(b) 50 centavos|1916 50 centavos, Bogota issue]]
 
* [[Colombia 1916(p) 50 centavos|1916 50 centavos, Philadelphia issue]]
 
* [[Colombia 1916(p) 50 centavos|1916 50 centavos, Philadelphia issue]]
* [[Colombia 1919 10 pesos|1919 10 pesos]]
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* [[Colombia 1918 centavo|1918 centavo]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1916]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1916]]
 
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Latest revision as of 18:28, 17 June 2019

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1916 peso pm rev DSLR.jpg
closeup of 1916/4 overdate

This copper-nickel peso "papel moneda" was struck for Colombia 1907-16. The 1916 is the scarcest date. These coins were issued to retire paper money printed during the civil war of 1899-1903, hence the "p/m" marked on the reverse. (The chaos of that civil war enabled the United States to engineer Panamanian independence.) They later circulated equal to the copper-nickel one centavo of 1918-48 (KM 275). They are today very scarce in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 234,000.

Specification: 2 g, copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM A279.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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