Colombia 1879-B 5 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The Bogotá mint struck five centavos 1875-85 and its product is listed fairly cheaply in the SCWC but, like many Colombian minors, is seldom seen in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: 177,000.

Specification: 1.25 g, .666 fine silver, .026 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-174a.1.

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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