Colombia 1876-P 1/2 decimo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1876P medio decimo rev DSLR.jpg

The Popayán mint struck half décimos (= five centavos) 1868-78 and its product is listed fairly cheaply in the SCWC but, like many Colombian minors, is seldom seen. This date is listed as scarce.

Recorded mintage: 573,000.

Specification: 1.25 g, .666 fine silver, .026 troy oz ASW, this specimen 1.1 grams.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-258.9; KM-150.3.

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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