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10 Centavos with hole

10 Centavos (with hole) -  obverse 10 Centavos (with hole) -  reverse

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Features

Country Bolivia
Type Common coin
Year 1883
Value 10 Centavos (0.1)
Metal Copper-nickel
Weight 3.9 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round with hole
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 170.2
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crossed flags and weapons behind condor-topped oval arms, stars below, hole at center

Lettering: REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA

Translation: Bolivian Republic

Reverse

Denomination and hole at center of wreath

Lettering:
LA UNION ES LA FUERZA
10
CENTAVOS
A 1883

Translation: Unity is strength

Edge

Plain

Comments

Due to similar weight, diameter and design the coins were easily confused with the silver 20 Centavos (http://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces4317.html). So the coins were holed and put in circulation again.

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10 Centavos (with hole)