Colombia 1911 10 centavos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 44467
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This specimen was lot 44467 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $360. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1911 10 Centavos. MS-66 (PCGS). A stunningly toned gem, with gray toning highlighted by pastel blue-green and exceptional cartwheel luster. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was the first of this denomination struck since 1897. It was issued 1911-14, 1920, 1934, 1937-42 and most dates are common.

Recorded mintage: 5,065,000.

Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver, .072 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 196.1, Restrepo 377.1.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018

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