Colombia 1970 centavo
This centavo was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1942-78. It is common in all grades. The issues prior to 1967 were bronze; this date was struck from copper-plated steel. It is accompanied by a similar two and five centavos. Several date varieties are recorded.
Recorded mintage: 3,839,000.
Specification: copper-plated steel, 17 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 205a, Restr-352/4.
- 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.