Colombia 1996 500 pesos
This five hundred pesos was struck in Bogotá, Colombia, of a type issued 1993-97. It is common in all grades. It exemplifies the fad for bimetallic coinage which swept world mints in the 1990's.
Recorded mintage: 55,000,000.
Specification: 7.14 g, bimettalic, aluminum bronze center, copper nickel outer ring.
Catalog reference: KM 286.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.