½ Escudo

Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1868
Value ½ Escudo (0.875)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 1.25 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 61745
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 140
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

Coat of Arms, country name on sides. 11 5-pointed stars below

Script: Latin

Lettering: REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA

Translation: Bolivian Republic

Reverse

Denomination, weight and fineness within wreath, motto around wreath, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LA UNION ES LA FUERZA
1/2
ESCUDO
25. Gs.
9Ds. FINO
• PTS •1868 • F • E •

Translation:
The unity is the strength
1/2 escudo
25 grains
9 10ths. fineness
PTS (mint monogram) 1868 F. E.

Mint

PTS Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
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Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 32432
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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