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1/10 Balboa

1/10 Balboa -  obverse1/10 Balboa -  reverse

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Features

Country Panama
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1961
Value 1/10 of Balboa
0.1 PAB = 0.10 USD
Currency Balboa (1904-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 2.5 g
Diameter 17.9 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
References KM# 24
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of arms of Panama with legend above, silver weight and purity at sides, and wreath and date below.

Lettering:
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA
*********
LEY GR.
0.900 2.50
1961

Reverse

Lower-relief armoured bust of Vasco Nunez de Balboa facing left with wreath below and denomination in letters above.

Lettering: UN DECIMO DE BALBOA

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Balboa was a Spaniard, first European who crossed the Isthmus, reached the Pacific by land and discovered the Perlas Archipelago (1513). The 9 stars represent the 9 provinces of the country at that time (there are now 10).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1961  2,500,000 2.23 2.34 5.19 7.97

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