1 Boliviano

1 Boliviano -  obverse1 Boliviano -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1864-1869
Value 1 Bolivano
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 25 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 48049
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 152.1,
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# 152.2
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, country name on sides. Emblem of Bolivia: The sun, two Mountains (the Cerro Rico and the Cerro Menor), a chapel, a palm tree, a lama.

Script: Latin

Lettering: REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA

Translation: Bolivian Republic

Reverse

Denomination, weight and fineness within wreath at center, motto as curved legend on top, minthouse monogram and essayer initials on sides, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
• LA UNION ES LA FUERZA •
1 BOLIVIANO
500. Gs.
9. Ds FINO
• PTS (mixed) • 1868 • F • E •

Translation:
The unity is the strength
1 Boliviano
500 grains (old weight unit)
9/10 fineness
PTS (mixed letters=Potosi mint monogram) 1868 F. E.

Edge

Smooth, with raised lettering.

Script: Latin

Lettering: BOLIVIA LIBRE E INDEPENDIENTE 1825

Translation: Bolivia Free and Independent 1825

1 Boliviano -  obverse

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Mint

PTS Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

Comments

Detail of overdate 1865/1 and D on reversed D:

(Picture by A. KOIFMAN JR)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1864 FP 17% KM#152.1
1864 FP 5% KM#152.1 ("P" on inverted "P" error)
1864 FP 5% KM#152.1 (error: "BOLIVIANA")
1864 FP 5% KM#152.1 (error: inverted "P")
1865 FP 5% KM#152.1 ("D" on reversed "D" error)
1865 FP 22% KM#152.1 overdate varieties exist
1866 FP 13% KM#152.1 overpunch variety exists
1867 FE 6% KM#152.2 (error: "REPUBLICA BOLIVIANO")
1867 FE 49% KM#152.2 overdate variety exists
1867 FP 5% KM#152.1
1867 FP 6% KM#152.2 overdate varieties exist
1868 FE 720 000 11% KM#152.2 overdate variety exists
1868 FP 3% KM#152.1
1868 FP 3% KM#152.2
1869 FE 260 000 8% KM#152.2 overdate variety exists
1869 FP 3% KM#152.2

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Boliviano
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232228
Lot 62373
Internet Archive
Jul 7, 2022 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS63+)
USD 444.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Boliviano
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232224
Lot 63371
Internet Archive
Jun 9, 2022 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 210.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Boliviano
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232114
Lot 62335
Internet Archive
Apr 7, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS63+)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 BolivianoPicture 1 of a sold 1 Boliviano
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231934
Lot 64176
Internet Archive
Aug 22, 2019 Undetermined AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 101.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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