Bolivia 1865-PTS FP 1/5 boliviano

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This silver one-fifth boliviano was struck in Potosi 1864-66. It was among the first series of decimal coinage issued as part of the reform of 1864. It was superseded by twenty centavos (KM 154.1-.3) issued 1870-72. Assayer FP is recorded for 1862-69.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 5 g, .900 fine silver, .144 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 151.2.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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