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Panama 2 1/2, 5, 10, 25, and 50 Centesimos  1904 to 1916
Panama 2 1/2, 5, 10, 25, and 50 Centesimos 1904 to 1916

Panama issued 5 different denominations in 1904, all with the same pattern, but with differnt amounts of silver. The listings which follow give the amount of silver in troy ounces, not grams as stamped on the coin. In troy ounces you can look up the price of silver on the Internet (e.g., at kitco.com) and figure the base value of your coin. The catalog value, also shown below, includes the base value plus addition value due to collector demand. Use our Important Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

2 1/2 CENTESIMOS (10 mm diameter, 0.036 troy ounces silver)
worn: $6 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $35

5 CENTESIMOS (18 mm diameter, 0.072 troy ounces silver)
worn: $4 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $20
fully uncirculated: $80
a few coins were dated 1916: $100 in average circulated

10 CENTESIMOS (24 mm diameter, 0.145 troy ounces silver)
worn: $10 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $14
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $160

25 CENTESIMOS (30 mm diameter, 0.362 troy ounces silver)
worn: $15 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $200

50 CENTESIMOS (38 mm diameter, 0.724 troy ounces silver)
worn: $30 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $55
well preserved: $140
fully uncirculated: $400
a few coins were dated 1905: $70 in average circulated

Coin: 4878 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Steve, Thu, 15-Jul-2010 00:30:16 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 31-Aug-2013 17:51:48 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sat, 31-Aug-2013 17:51:48 GMT
Requester description: Inscription Republica De Panama. Device shows a picture of Balboa. Back side device is a shield and inscription is Veinticinco Centesimos De Balboa G.12.500 LEY 0.900
Tags: panama 2 1 5 10 25 50 centesimi centesimos centesimo centisimo centlsimo shield flag flags colors republic repub repbulique republik repcblique republicas reipvblicae repubblica reublico republiove republiek repvbliqve republica republique rupublica repvbblica republika replucique rebublique repvblica replublica republka repvblique repbublic de balboa veinticinco 12 500 ley 900 coat arms coats crests insignia crest creast conquistador quistador conquestidor conqueror eagle hawk falcon banner banners bannered helmet

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