Bolivia 1937 10 centavos

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CNG Lissner sale, lot 1259

This specimen was lot 1259 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $393.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "BOLIVIA, Republic. 1825-present. Proof CU-NI 10 Centavos. Dated 1937. Plain edge. In NGC encapsulation graded Proof 65 Cameo. Gem brilliant proof. Unlisted in KM as a proof. An extremely rare one year type. Purchased from M. Louis Teller, July 2006. Ex Austrian Mint Duplicates." This copper-nickel type of 1937 is common tho the SCWC mentions no proofs. It is accompanied by a fifty centavos (KM 181).

Recorded mintage: 20,000,000.

Specification: 4.5 g, copper-nickel, this specimen Ø22 mm, 4.47 g, 12h axis.

Catalog reference: KM 180.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.

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