Colombia 1966 10 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This ten centavos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1952-66. This type, featuring the bust of Indian chief Calarcá, replaced a silver ten centavos with the head of Santander which was issued 1945-52. Santander reappeared on the ten centavos in 1967-80.

Recorded mintage: 23,544,000.

Specification: copper-nickel, 18.5 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 212.2.


  • 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.

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