Colombia 1951-B 20 centavos

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This silver twenty centavos was struck for Colombia, of a type issued 1945-51. A 1951/45 overdate is recorded but awarded little premium as most of these issues have an overdate of some kind. It replaced a previous type that was .900 fine silver.

Recorded mintage: 7,498,000.

Specification: 5 g, .500 fine silver, .080 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 208.2.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.

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