Colombia 1883-M 5 decimos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1883M 5 decimos rev DSLR.jpg
another specimen, from Heritage sale 410

This type was issued 1869-1886 at the Medellin mint with many types and subtypes, overdates, edge varieties, etc. The denomination is written as 'CINCO DECIMOS'. This date is available in large numbers.

Recorded mintage: 1,096,000.

Specification: 12.5 g, 0.835 fine silver, 0.335 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 161.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, Houston, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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