Colombia 1872-B 5 centavos

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Heritage sale 3040, part of lot 31967
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This specimen is one of a type struck at the Bogotá mint 1872-74. This specimen was part of lot 31967 in Heritage sale 3040 (Chicago, April 2015), which sold for $493.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic Lot of 25 Minors, Denominations, dates, and grades vary. Close inspection is a must." It is readily available in the circulated, cleaned condition shown here. Silver five centavos were struck until 1885.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.25 g, .666 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 170.

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.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage Signature Auction 3040, featuring the Santa Maria, the Alan Dean and the Valley View Life Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.

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