Colombia 1950 10 centavos
This ten centavos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1945-52. This type, with the portrait of hero Francisco de Santander, superseded the Bolivar head type last struck in 1911-42. The date is common but many of the issues have overdates.
Recorded mintage: 6,783,000.
Specification: 2.5 g, .500 fine silver, .040 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, designed by Gilroy Roberts.
Catalog reference: KM 207.2, Restr-379/8.
- 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.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.