The coin in our picture comes from the collection of John Cross. It is a nice looking circulated coin. The wear and toning acquired over the years has left a darker background with lighter devices and inscriptions, giving the coin a wonderful eye appeal. Some collectors will not settle for anything less than fully uncirculated coins. Not me, and, apparently, not John. Circulated specimens can have a terrific look.
Value-wise, these old 5 cent pieces from Colombia follow roughly this progression of catalog values:
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $5
fully uncirculated: $12
Use our Terminology page to convert these inflated catalog values to actual values.
, Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: John, Thu, 16-Feb-2012 03:41:02 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 20-May-2013 23:53:38 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 08-May-2015 00:08:49 GMT
Requester description: 1902 Colombia 5 cents republica colombia gram 1 2 50 LEI 666 Cent
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