Bolivia 1937 50 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This copper-nickel fifty centavos struck for Bolivia was rejected as too similar to the ten centavos (KM 180), as a result of which most were melted. The coin is now rather scarce. A larger coin ordered in 1939 (KM 182) was more acceptable.

Recorded mintage: 8,000,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 181.


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

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