Colombia 1937-B 10 centavos
This specimen was lot 236 in Sedwick internet sale 2 (Winter Park, FL, June 2012). The catalog description noted, "Bogotá, Colombia, 10 centavos, 1937. 2.5 grams. Lustrous Mint State with attractive rainbow-toning all over." This ten centavos was struck in Bogotá of a type issued 1911-20 and 1934-42. This type, with the portrait of hero Simon Bolivar, superseded the liberty head type last struck in 1897. The date is fairly common.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 2.5 g.
Catalog reference: Restrepo-377.8; KM-196.1.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.