Paraguay 1908 10 centavos

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Goldberg sale 70, lot 4524
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
from the Mountain Groan Collection
Paraguay 1908 50 centavos rev DSLR.jpg

The first specimen was lot 4524 in Goldberg sale 70 (Los Angeles, September 2012), where it sold for $92. The catalog description[1] noted, "Paraguay. 10 Centavos, 1908. One year type. Choice Uncirculated. The Judy Cahn Collection." This copper-nickel ten centavos was struck for Paraguay in 1908. By 1908, silver coinage in Paraguay was a distant memory and coinage in general was scanty and irregular. This type is accompanied by a five and twenty centavos and no further coins were emitted until 1925. The peso was dropped in favor of the guarani in 1944.

Recorded mintage: 800,000.

Specification: copper nickel, 19 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 10.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 70: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2012.

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