Colombia 1920 2 centavos
This specimen was lot 881 in Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 (Winter Park, FL, May 2020), where it sold for $505.75. The catalog description noted, "Colombia (struck at the Denver mint), copper-nickel 2 centavos, 1920, NGC MS 63, finest and only example in NGC census. Deeply rainbow toned all over, with muted luster underlying, no wear, just a couple minor bagmarks. NGC #4770572-013." This type was struck 1918-21, 1933-38, 1941, 1946-48. This date was struck at the Denver mint. Later dates were minted at Bogota.
Recorded mintage: 3,655,000.
Specification: 3 g, copper-nickel.
Catalog reference: Restrepo-354.3; KM-198.
- 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.
- Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 27, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2020.