Colombia 1937-B 10 centavos

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Sedwick internet sale 2, lot 353

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 This type, with the portrait of hero Simon Bolivar, superseded the liberty head type last struck in 1897.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.

Source:

  • 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.

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