Colombia 1990 5 pesos
This five pesos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1989-93. It is common in all grades. It exemplifies the trend toward drab, low relief coin design. As recently as 1930, the five pesos was a gold coin the size of a British sovereign.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: copper-aluminum-nickel, 17.3 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 280.
- 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.