Colombia 1960 50 centavos KM 223

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This fifty centavos was struck in Bogotá for Colombia, of a type issued in 1960 to commemmorate the sesquicentennial of the struggle for independence. This type is considerably scarcer than the regular type, also issued in 1960.

Recorded mintage: 200,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM 223.


  • 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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