Colombia 1972 20 centavos
This twenty centavos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, a type issued 1971-78. It is common in all grades. The portrait is of Santander, not Bolivar as was previously customary. The SCWC assigns this issue a new catalog number but it is only a slight redesign of the type issued 1967-69 (KM 227) and that of 1969-70 (KM 237).
Recorded mintage: 41,891,000.
Specification: nickel plated steel.
Catalog reference: KM 246.1.
- 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.