Bolivia 1901-PTS MM 50 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Bolivia 1901 50 centavos rev DC.jpg

This silver fifty centavos, roughly equal to a half dollar, was struck for Bolivia in Potosi 1900-08. It superseded a very similar coin (KM 161.5) issued 1891-1900. This type is common tho varieties abound. The catalog mentions a 1901/0. Assayer MM is recorded for 1899-1908.

Recorded mintage: unknown; a slightly better date.

Specification: 11.5 g, .900 fine silver, .332 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 175.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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