Colombia 1911 20 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
from the Mountain Groan Collection

This twenty centavos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1911-42. This type, with the portrait of hero Simon Bolivar, superseded the liberty head type last struck in 1897. The date is common.

Recorded mintage: 1,206,000.

Specification: 5 g, .900 fine silver, .144 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 197.

Source:

  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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