Colombia 1948-B 20 centavos
This silver twenty centavos was struck for Colombia, of a type issued 1945-51. It is a conspicuous 1948/5 overdate, which is actually more common than the plain date. It replaced a previous type that was .900 fine silver.
Recorded mintage: 9,708,000 (for 1947-48).
Specification: 5 g, .500 fine silver, .080 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 208.2.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
- Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.