Colombia 1960 2 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This aluminum-bronze two centavos was struck in Bogotá, of a type issued only in 1960 to commemorate the sesquicentennial of Colombia's declaration of independence, which independence took a decade of brutal fighting to secure. Similar types were issued intermittently 1952-1965.

Recorded mintage: 250,000.

Specification: aluminum-bronze.

Catalog reference: KM 219.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.

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