Coins from Bolivia

Bolivia is placed in middle of South America, and is one of the two countries that have no access to open sea, same as Paraguay, except Paraguay has agreements with Argentina and Uruguay to use Paraguay and Paraná rivers as their way to sea. It shares with Peru Titicaca lake, the world’s highest lake, and has 2 capital cities: Sucre as Judicial, and La Paz as political. On 1879, during the “Pacific War”, Bolivia lost to Chile the Litoral province and their access to open sea. This is the reason many Bolivian coins bear 11 stars, as they count the current 10 departments, plus the Litoral as owned by them. On 2017 a serie of 4 coins with face value 2 Bolivianos was issued, with themes related to their claims of rights to have access to sea. At Bolivia is mainly spoken Spanish, but with a strong presence of several aboriginal populations, like Guaraní, Aymará, Quechua and others, there are recognized 37 official languages. For this reason, in 2009, official name of country was changed to “Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia” (“Pluri-National State of Bolivia”), to recon native groups as nations. On colonial times, at Potosí was discovered the silver mines of the Cerro Rico, the biggest silver source of America, and possibly of the world. For this reason the main Spanish colonial minthouse was Potosi, with a huge production of coins, and bars to provide other American minthouses, and also to send to Spain. Political history of Bolivia has been very conflictive, being calmer from end of 20th century. Country has an active economic development, leading the Latin American countries on this area, from start of current century.
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First boliviano (1864-1963)

1864-1869: 1 Boliviano = 100 Centésimos/ 1870-1963: 1 Boliviano = 100 Centavos

¹⁄₂₀ Boliviano
1864-1865

Silver (.900) • 1.25 g
KM# 149, N# 61763
⅒ Boliviano
1864-1867

Silver (.900) • 2.5 g
KM# 150, N# 39077
⅕ Boliviano
1864-1866

Silver (.900) • 5 g • ⌀ 24.75 mm
KM# 151, N# 74609
1 Boliviano
1864-1869

Silver (.900) • 25 g • ⌀ 37 mm
KM# 152.1, KM# 152.2, N# 48049
10 Centavos (Type 1 lettering "LA UNION HACE LA FUERZA")
1870-1871

Silver (.900) • 2.5 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 153.1, N# 8451
10 Centavos (Type 1 lettering "LA UNION HACE LA FUERZA")
1871

Silver (.900) • 2.3 g
KM# 153.2, N# 186840
Available for swap 10 Centavos (Type 1 lettering "LA UNION HACE LA FUERZA")
1871-1872

Silver (.900) • 2.3 g
KM# 153.3, N# 186841
20 Centavos
1870-1872

Silver (.900) • 4.6 g
KM# 154, N# 74533
Available for swap 1 Boliviano
1870-1872

Silver (.900) • 25 g • ⌀ 37 mm
KM# 155, N# 23868
5 Centavos
1871-1872

Silver (.900) • 1.15 g • ⌀ 15.2 mm
KM# 156, N# 61765
Available for swap 5 Centavos
1872-1900

Silver (.900) • 1.15 g • ⌀ 15 mm
KM# 157, N# 4315
Available for swap 10 Centavos (Type 2 lettering "LA UNION ES LA FUERZA")
1872-1875

Silver (.900) • 2.3 g • ⌀ 17.9 mm
KM# 158.1, N# 274205
Available for swap 10 Centavos (Type 2 lettering "LA UNION ES LA FUERZA")
1875-1884

Silver (.900) • 2.3 g • ⌀ 17.1 mm
KM# 158.2, N# 274204
Available for swap 10 Centavos (Type 2 lettering "LA UNION ES LA FUERZA")
1884-1900

Silver (.900) • 2.3 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 158.3, N# 4316
Available for swap 20 Centavos
1872-1907

Silver (.900) • 4.6 g • ⌀ 22.34 mm
KM# 159, Schön# 3, N# 4317
Available for swap 1 Boliviano
1872-1893

Silver (.900) • 25 g • ⌀ 35.5 mm
KM# 160, N# 38132
Available for swap ½ Boliviano / 50 Centavos
1873-1900

Silver (.900) • 12.5 g • ⌀ 29.6 mm
KM# 161, N# 26167
1 Centavo
1878

Copper • ⌀ 19.5 mm
KM# 162, Schön# 104, N# 61764
1 Centavo
1878

Copper • 2.9 g • ⌀ 20 mm
KM# 163, Schön# 106, N# 74127
2 Centavos
1878

Copper
KM# 164, N# 74194
2 Centavos
1878

Copper
KM# 165, N# 74352
20 Centavos (President H. Daza)
(1879)

Circulating commemorative coin: President Daza
Silver (.900) • 4.6 g • ⌀ 23 mm
KM# 166, N# 61766
1 Centavo
1883

Copper • 4.5 g • ⌀ 24 mm
KM# 167, N# 36451
Available for swap 2 Centavos
1883

Copper • 9.8 g • ⌀ 30 mm
KM# 168, N# 32231
Available for swap 5 Centavos (without hole)
1883

Copper-nickel • 2.4 g • ⌀ 17.8 mm
KM# 169.1, N# 22528
Available for swap 5 Centavos (with hole)
1883

Copper-nickel • 2.40 g • ⌀ 17.8 mm
KM# 169.2, N# 74358
10 Centavos (without hole)
1883-1884

Copper-nickel • ⌀ 21 mm
KM# 170.1, N# 19029
Available for swap 10 Centavos (with hole)
1883

Copper-nickel • 3.9 g • ⌀ 21 mm
KM# 170.2, N# 74357
Available for swap 5 Centavos
1892

Copper-nickel • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20 mm
KM# 171, N# 22529
Available for swap 10 Centavos
1892

Copper-nickel • 5 g • ⌀ 25 mm
KM# 172, N# 22530
Available for swap 5 Centavos
1893-1919

Copper-nickel • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20.5 mm
KM# 173, Schön# 5, N# 3221
Available for swap 10 Centavos
1893-1919

Copper-nickel • 5 g • ⌀ 25.15 mm
KM# 174, Schön# 6, N# 9191
Available for swap ½ Boliviano / 50 Centavos
1900-1908

Silver (.900) • 11.5 g • ⌀ 29.5 mm
KM# 175, Schön# 7, N# 13424
Available for swap 20 Centavos
1909

Silver (.833) • 4 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 176, Schön# 8, N# 14506
Available for swap ½ Boliviano / 50 Centavos
1909

Silver (.833) • 10 g • ⌀ 29.6 mm
KM# 177, Schön# A8, N# 14507
Available for swap 5 Centavos
1935

Copper-nickel • 2.2 g • ⌀ 18.1 mm
KM# 178, Schön# A9, N# 10145
Available for swap 10 Centavos (copper-nickel)
1935-1939

Copper-nickel • 4.5 g • ⌀ 22.5 mm
KM# 179, Schön# B9, N# 4905
Available for swap 10 Centavos
1942

Zinc • 1.75 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 179a, Schön# 11, N# 4899
Available for swap 10 Centavos
1937

Copper-nickel • 4.5 g • ⌀ 22.5 mm
KM# 180, Schön# 9, N# 4904
Available for swap 50 Centavos
1937

Copper-nickel • 7 g • ⌀ 25 mm
KM# 181, Schön# 10, N# 45066
Available for swap 50 Centavos
1939

Copper-nickel • 8.45 g • ⌀ 29 mm
KM# 182, Schön# C9, N# 4902
Available for swap 50 Centavos
1942

Brass (95% Copper, 5% Zinc) • 5.1 g • ⌀ 24.6 mm
KM# 182a, Schön# 13, N# 4901
Available for swap 20 Centavos
1942

Zinc • 3.25 g • ⌀ 21 mm
KM# 183, Schön# 12, N# 4900
Available for swap 1 Boliviano
1951

Bronze • 3.0 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 184, Schön# 14, N# 2126
Available for swap 5 Bolivianos
1951

Bronze • 5.14 g • ⌀ 23 mm
KM# 185, Schön# 15, N# 2127
Available for swap 10 Bolivianos / 1 Bolivar
1951

Bronze • 6.9 g • ⌀ 27 mm
KM# 186, Schön# 16, N# 2128

Peso boliviano (1963-1986)

100 Centavos = 1 Peso boliviano

Available for swap 5 Centavos
1965-1970

Copper clad steel • 1.8 g • ⌀ 16.1 mm
KM# 187, Schön# 21, N# 10110
Available for swap 10 Centavos
1965-1973

Copper clad steel • 2.5 g • ⌀ 19.05 mm
KM# 188, Schön# 22, N# 3222
Available for swap 20 Centavos
1965-1973

Nickel clad steel • 3 g • ⌀ 21 mm
KM# 189, Schön# 23, N# 4027
Available for swap 50 Centavos
1965-1980

Nickel clad steel • 4.0 g • ⌀ 24 mm
KM# 190, Schön# 25, N# 3224

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