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Metal balboa and centesimo - modern coins of Panama

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  • Panama, Republic
  • Balboa
  • Panama
  • of 78 200 sq. km
  • Spanish (state), English
  • PA (PAN) 591

Republic Panama Monetary unit is balboa which is equal 100 centesimos. In the cash circulation there are coins in nominal value 1, 5 centesimos, 1/10 1/4, 1/2, 1 balboa.

In 1966 Panama has followed the USA in change of composition of the silver coins, 1/10 and 1/4 balboa began to manufacture from copper covered with a Copper-Nickel. The coin 1 balboa has been manufactured in same time for the first time since 1947. In 1973 has been entered 1/2 balboa from copper covered with a Copper-Nickel. Since 1982 a coin 1 balboa is manufactured from a Copper-Nickel without change of the size.

Modern coins of 1 both 5 centesimos and 1/10 1/4 and 1/2 balboa have the same weight, the sizes and composition as well as the American cent, nickel, a dime, a quarter and half of dollar, accordingly.

In addition to circulating coins, memorable coins of denomination in 5, 10, 20, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200 and 500 balboa have been manufactured.

Nominal value: 5 centesimos
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse of Panama of 5 centesimos the Reverse of Panama of 5 centesimos
Nominal value: 1/4 balboa
Stamping: 2008
the Material: Copper covered with a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1/4 balboa of Panama the Reverse 1/4 balboa of Panama
Nominal value: 1/2 balboa
Stamping: 2001
the Material: Copper covered with a Copper-Nickel
the Note:
the Obverse 1/2 balboa of Panama the Reverse 1/2 balboa of Panama

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