Colombia 1858-B 1/2 decimo

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection

This half décimo, an early effort at a decimal coinage, was accompanied by a silver one décimo of similar design (KM 115). It was superseded the next year by a coin entitled "Confederacion Granadina" (see KM 124).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.25 g, .900 fine silver, .036 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-181.10; KM-114.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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