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1/10 Balboa

1/10 Balboa -  obverse1/10 Balboa -  reverse

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Features

Country Panama
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1966-1993
Value 1/10 of Balboa
0.1 PAB = 0.10 USD
Currency Balboa (1904-date)
Composition Copper-nickel clad copper
Weight 2.27 g
Diameter 17.9 mm
Thickness 1.35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 10,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 10a
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Coat of arms of Panama with 9 stars, legend above and wreath and date below.

Lettering:
REPVBLICA DE PANAMA
*********
PRO MUNDI BENEFICIO
1980

Reverse

Armoured bust of Vasco Nunez de Balboa facing left with wreath below and denomination above. The bust touches the rim.

Lettering: VN · DECIMO · DE · BALBOA

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Balboa was a Spaniard, first European who crossed the Isthmus, reached the Pacific by land and discovered the Perlas Archipelago (1513). The 9 stars represent the 9 provinces of the country at that time (there are now 10).
Variants: Type I thick flan with diamonds on both sides of the "DE" of value,  was minted in London; Type II, thin flan, elongated diamonds,  was minted in the USA. There is a third type with thick flan and lines around the "DE":

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1966  13,000 1.2% Type I - Proof
1966  6,955,000 0.29 0.94 1.05 28% Type I (diamonds)
1966  0.4% Type II - Proof
1966  1,000,000 0.93 7% Type II (elongated diamonds)
1966  1.5% Type III (hyphens)
1967  20,000 0.9% Proof
1968  5,000,000 0.39 0.49 0.55 1.24 1.24 22%
1968  23,000 9.73 1.7% Proof
1969  14,000 2.84 0.8% Proof
1970  7,500,000 0.44 0.52 24%
1970  9,528 1.0% Proof
1971  11,000 0.8% Proof
1972  13,000 1.0% Proof
1973  10,000,000 0.52 0.63 26%
1973  17,000 1.0% Proof
1974  18,000 1.2% Proof
1975  500,000 3%
1980  5,000,000 0.15 0.59 12%
1982  7,740,000 0.49 0.74 16%
1983  7,750,000 0.52 0.57 20% Royal Canadian Mint
1986  1,000,000 3% Royal Canadian Mint
1993  7,000,000 0.44 12%
1993  0.9% Proof, not authorized

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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