El Salvador 1971 100 colones

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Goldberg sale 70, lot 3816
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was part of lot 3816 in Goldberg sale 70 (Los Angeles, September 2012), where it sold for $2,243. The catalog description[1] noted, "Salvador. 200, 100, 50 and 25 Colones, 1971. Fr-6-9; KM-143-146. Total weight 1.2801 ounces. On the 150th Anniversary of Independence. Lot of 4 coins. Choice Brilliant Proof." This type was issued in sets as noted along with a silver one colon and five colones.

Recorded mintage: 2,245.

Specification: 23.6 g, .900 fine gold, .682 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-8, KM-145.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 70: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2012.

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