Colombia 1980 5 pesos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This five pesos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1980-89. It is common in all grades. We have not ascertained the significance of the seated female figure with bound hands. As recently as 1930, the five pesos was a gold coin the size of a British sovereign.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: bronze, 26.3 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 268.

Source:

  • 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.

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