5 Bolivianos

5 Bolivianos -  obverse5 Bolivianos -  reverse

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Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1951
Value 5 Bolivianos
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.14 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.74 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1 January 1965
Number N# 2127
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 185,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Schön# 15
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.


Coat of arms of Bolivia: a condor-topped oval (with the sun, two mountains (the Cerro Rico and the Cerro Menor in Potosi), a chapel, a palm tree, a wheat sheaf and a lama) with in the background flags, cannons, rifles, an axe and a Liberty cap. Nine stars below which symbolize the nine departments.

Script: Latin


Translation: Republic of Bolivia


Denomination within an olive and oak wreath, date below.

Script: Latin


Translation: Unity is strength




Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)
Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)


If mintmark is present, is centered above the date on the reverse side.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951  7 000 000 $ 0.98 $ 1.04 $ 3.36 $ 4.71 65%
1951  0.9% Proof
1951 H 15 000 000 $ 2.08 $ 3.10 $ 5.11 34% Heaton
1951 KN 15 000 000 $ 2.09 16% King's Norton

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