Colombia 1957 centavo KM-205

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This centavo was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1942-51 and 1957-66. It was struck simultaneously with a nickel plated steel liberty head type issued 1952-58 (KM 275a).

Recorded mintage: 2,500,000 plus 900,000 in nickel plated steel (KM 275a).

Specification: 2 g, bronze, 17 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 205.


  • 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.

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