20 Centavos

20 Centavos - obverse20 Centavos - reverse

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Features

Issuer Chile
Period Republic (1818-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1867-1879
Value 20 Centavos (0.2)
Currency Old peso (1835-1980)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4322
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 138.1
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Condor with wings spread and claw on shield.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
POR LA RAZON O LA FUERZA
* 1878 *

Reverse

Plumed arms within smaller wreath.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE CHILE
So
20 CENTs

Edge

Milled

Comments

NOTE: different Silver alloy. metal change in 1879! from 1879 on = Silver .500 (803oz)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1867 So 286 000 7%
1868 So 197 000 4%
1869 So 163 000 5% overdate variety exists
1870 So 992 000 15% overdate variety exists
1871 So 1 144 000 $ 27 21% overdate variety exists
1872 So 1 979 000 $ 13 33% overdate variety exists
1873 So 21%
1873 So 2% Error: O over horizontal O in O LA; overdate variety exists
1874 So 6% Narrow date
1874 So 1 256 000 $ 8.60 11% Wide date
1875 So 120 000 5%
1876 So 749 000 8% Large stars
1876 So 4% Small stars
1877 So 549 000 8%
1878 So 2 639 000 $ 12 14% overdate variety exists
1879 So 9 645 14%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 3063
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 1878 So – overdate variety exists UNC USD 48.93
(EUR 45.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 925
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1878 So – overdate variety exists UNC USD 60.89
(EUR 56.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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