Colombia 1972 5 centavos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This five centavos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1967-76. The earlier dates (1942-66) were bronze. Many varieties exist.

Recorded mintage: 10,170,000.

Specification: 3.23 g, copper plated steel, 21 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 206a.


  • 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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