1 Centavo Essai

Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Pattern
Year 1883
Value 1 Centavo (0.01)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Bronze
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 1883
Number N# 295626
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# E1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
KM# E2
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bolivian coat of arms, 9 5-pointed stars below, country name on top

Script: Latin

Lettering: REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA

Translation: Bolivian Republic

Reverse

Denomination on center, in number and letters, motto on top, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LA UNION ES LA FUERZA
1
CENTAVO
E. G. 1883 ESSAI

Translation:
The unity is the strength
1
Cent
E.G. 1883 Essai (Trial)

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Paris, France (864-date)

Comments

These trial strikes are for KM# 167 (1 cent, 1883).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1883  20% KM# E2: no mint letter, engraver's initials: E. G.
1883 A $ 136 80% KM# E1: Mint lettter A, no engraver's initials

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232218
Lot 61427
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2022 1883 A – KM# E1: Mint lettter A, no engraver's initials UNC
(NGC MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 149.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232139
Lot 65396
Internet Archive
Sep 29, 2021 1883 A – KM# E1: Mint lettter A, no engraver's initials UNC
(NGC MS65 Red and Brown)
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232053
Lot 65277
Internet Archive
Dec 30, 2020 1883 A – KM# E1: Mint lettter A, no engraver's initials UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Centavo (Essai)
Heritage Auctions
The Lake County Collection World & Ancient Coins Monthly Online Auction 271941
Lot 40041
Internet Archive
Oct 13, 2019 1883 A – KM# E1: Mint lettter A, no engraver's initials UNC
(NGC MS64+ Red and Brown)
USD 80.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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