Columbia minted three different patterns to their 5 centavos coins in 1886. They all have Miss Liberty's (Libertad's) profile circled by REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA on one side and a giant 5 with wreath on the other. The style details are a little different on each variety. The style differences do not affect value.
These coins are not easy to find in high grade (that is, good condition). You can find oodles of them in low grade, but we have looked for uncirculated specimens to almost no avail. That is why we have bumped up the typical prices you would normally see in catalogs. Here is our shot at catalog value:
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $7
fully uncirculated: $30
Apply the concepts on our Important Terminology page to convert these values to actual buy and sell values.
, Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: MACDADDY, Sat, 01-Oct-2011 04:52:40 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 03-Dec-2013 02:57:19 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 27-Nov-2015 21:03:52 GMT
Requester description: 1886 SILVER COIN ONE SIDE HAS REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA 1886 SPELLED OUT AROUND A WOMENS HEAD WITH HAIR PULLED BACK IN A BOW. BOW HAS LETTERS THAT SAY LYBERTAD ON IT. THE OTHER SIDE OF COIN HAS A BIG NUMBER 5 WITH CENTAVOS SPELLED UNDER IT. AROUND EDGES HAS LEAFS OR STRAW WITH CORN THAT CONJOIN TOGETHER AT BOTTOM.
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