10 Centavos

Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1942
Value 10 Centavos (0.10)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Zinc
Weight 1.75 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1951
Number N# 4899
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 179a,
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.
Schön# 11
Gerhard Schön; 2018. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (46. Auflage). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Bolivian coat of arms within a beaded oval: the sun over two mountains (Cerro Rico and Cerro Menor in Potosi), a chapel, a palm tree, a wheat sheaf and a lama. Nine stars below which symbolize the nine departments.

Script: Latin

Lettering: REPUBLICA DE BOLIVIA

Translation: Republic of Bolivia

Reverse

Caduceus (a staff entwined by two serpents, surmounted by wings) divides denomination, olive sprays below, date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DIEZ CENTAVOS
10 C
1942

Translation: Ten Centavos

Edge

Smooth

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

Comments

3,500,000 of the issue was minted in 1942 and 6,500,000 was minted in 1943.

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1942  10 000 000 $ 0.31 $ 0.97 $ 1.70

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