Colombia 1897 10 centavos
This type was struck 1897 only for Colombia at the Brussels mint, bypassing the usual sources of Bogotá and Medellin. It is accompanied by a similar twenty centavos, also common. Another civil war erupted soon after, interrupting production of silver ten centavos until 1911.
Recorded mintage: 2,642,000.
Specification: 2.5 g, 0.666 fine silver, 0.054 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 188.
- 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.