Country: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia
Currency: Colombian peso
Numeric code: 170
Letter code: COP
In the North-West of the South American continent is located in Columbia. No prizes for guessing that it was named so in honor of the discoverer of these lands. The state has an exit to the Pacific and Caribbean coast. Since 1886 it is called a Republic. The country has good reserves of natural resources, exports of coffee and coal.
The economy of the country on the Colombian peso, nominally divided into 100 centavos. But in the current catalogue of coins Colombia centavo today, no. There were only pesos: 50, 100, 200 and 500. In 1967, Colombia has made 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 centavos and 1 peso. 2 centavos country abandoned in 1960. In 1977 appeared the coin 2 pesos. And in 1984, all coins less than one peso coin ceased altogether.
Hyperinflation forced every year to increase the denomination: 5 pesos in 1980 to 1000 pesos in 1996. But casacapedia coin did not last long: in 2008, it ceased to be minted and removed from circulation due to the fact that there are a lot of of its counterfeits.
The new series of peso with images of representatives of the Colombian flora and fauna was launched in 2012. Buy coins Colombia this issue is difficult, because in handling them hit a little.
In General, the price of Colombian coins has a large spread – from one to tens of dollars. On the value of the coins Colombia has undoubted impact the year they were born.