5 Centavos

Features

Issuer Bolivia
Period Republic (1825-2009)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1871-1872
Value 5 Centavos (0.05)
Currency First boliviano (1864-1963)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 1.15 g
Diameter 15.2 mm
Thickness 0.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 61765
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 156
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

Coat of arms

Lettering: REPUBLICA DE BOLIVIA

Translation: Republic of Bolivia

Reverse

Motto, denomination, date

Lettering:
LA UNION HACE LA FUERZA
CINCO Cs
9 Ds FINO
1871

Translation: Unity makes the strength

Mint

PTS Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1871 ER 48% KM#156.1
1871 ER 31% KM#156.2
1871 FP 17% KM#156.1
1872 ER 10% KM#156.2
1872 FE 24% KM#156.2
1872 FE 17% KM#156.3

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 5 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232218
Lot 61428
Internet Archive
Apr 28, 2022 1871 ER – KM#156.2 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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