|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||50 Centésimos (0.50 PAB)|
|Composition||Silver (.900) (Copper .100)|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Bust of Vasco Núñez de Balboa facing left surrounded by legend.
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA
DIOS LEY LIBERTAD
Republic of Panama
God Law Freedom
Coat of Arms with 7 stars above. Value in letters and silver content around.
CINCUENTA CENTESIMOS DE BALBOA
PRO MUNDI BENEFICIO
G.25. LEY 0.900
Fifty Centesimos of a Balboa
For the benefit of the World
25 grams. 0.900 fine.
Balboa was a Spaniard, first European who crossed the Isthmus, reached the Pacific by land and discovered the Perlas Archipelago (1513).
The 7 stars represent the 7 provinces of the country at that time (there are now 10).
|1904||1 800 000||$ 41||$ 54||$ 63||$ 94||75%|
|1905||1 000 000||$ 42||$ 66||$ 88||$ 129||34%||most of them are melted down|
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