Colombia 1971 5 pesos
This five pesos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1971. It is common in all grades. The reverse features the logo of the sixth Panamerican Games. As recently as 1930, the five pesos was a gold coin the size of a British sovereign. Gold 100 pesos (KM 248), 200 pesos (KM 249), 300 pesos (KM 250), 500 pesos (KM 251) and 1500 pesos (KM 252) were also issued for this occasion.
Recorded mintage: 2,000,000.
Specification: nickel plated steel, 30 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 247.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
- 1971 centavo
- 1971 100 pesos, 6th Pan American Games, native javelin
- 1971 200 pesos, 6th Pan American Games, native runner
- 1971 300 pesos, 6th Pan American Games
- 1971 500 pesos, 6th Pan American Games
- 1971 1500 pesos, 6th Pan American Games, Balsa Muisca
- 1973 1500 pesos
- Coins and currency dated 1971
- return to coins of Colombia