Coins Greater Than 1 Balboa"

5 Balboas

This is a commemorative coin issued during the 9th Central American and Caribbean Games of 1970. On the front it has the coat of arms and the words "Republica de Panama" over the coat of arms, and the Silver content "Ley 0.925" and value under it. On the back, it has the figure of a Greek Olympian throwing a discus and the words "XI Juegos De Portivo Centro Americanos y Del Caribe - Panama 1970"  The coin has a diameter of 39 mm (1.53 inches) and weighs 35.12 grams of 92.5 % Silver.
This is the equivalent of $5.00 US.

Year issued  1970

 1,000,000 minted


Belisario Poras on the front and Seal of Panama on the back. The coin has a diameter of 39 mm (1.53 inches) and weighs 35.12 grams of 92.5 % Silver.
This is the equivalent of $5.00 US.

Year issued  1975

 minted
 


10 Balboas

Silver coin commemorating the ratification of the treaty that would turning over of the Panama Canal by the United States to the Republic of Panama. The coin has a map of the Panama Canal Zone and the year 1978 and the words "Ratificacion del Tratado Del Canal De Panama" on the face. On the revers, it has the Coat of Arms of Panama.

The coin is made of 31.0 gr. of 0.925 silver and measures 46 mm (1.81 inches) in diameter.
This is the equivalent of $10.00 US.

Year issued  1978

 minted

Silver coin commemorating the turning over of the Panama Canal by the United States to the Republic of Panama. The coin has the portrait of  Mireya Moscoso, President of Panama on the front and a image of a ship in one of the locks with a flag of Panama.

The coin is made of 31.0 gr. of 0.925 silver and measures 44 mm (1.73 inches) in diameter.
This is the equivalent of $10.00 US.

Year issued  1999

 minted

20 Balboas

The front of the coin has the bust of Simon Bolivar and "1783 - 1830" and the date. The reverse has the coat of arms of Panama with the words "Republica de Panama" over the coat of arms and the Silver percentage "Ley 0.925" and value. This coin measures 74 mm (2.91 inches) and is one of the largest coins minted. It contains 2,000 grains of Sterling Silver.

This is the equivalent of $20.00 US.

Year issued  1971

69,000 minted

Year issued  1972

000 minted

Year issued  1973

000 minted

Year issued  1974

2,000 minted

Year issued  19

000 minted

Year issued  19

000 minted


The front of the coin has  3/4 view of Vasco Nu˝es de Balboa, when he discovered the South Sea (Pacific Ocean). The reverse has the coat of arms of Panama with the words "Republica de Panama" over the coat of arms and the Silver percentage "Ley 0.925" and value. This coin measures 74 mm (2.91 inches) and is one of the largest coins minted. It contains 2,000 grains of Sterling Silver.

This is the equivalent of $20.00 US.

Year issued  1978

? minted


Gold Coins

20 Balboas

The front of this Gold coin has the figure eight butterfly and the coat of arms of Panama in the back
This is the equivalent of $20.00 US.

Year issued  1981

4,445 minted


100 Balboas

The front of this coin has the bust of Balboa and the coat of arms of Panama in the back
This is the equivalent of $100.00 US.

Year issued  1975

? minted

Year issued  1976

11,000 minted

Year issued  1977

5,092 minted



200 Balboas

The front of this Gold coin has the Panama Flag on top, a map of Panama with the Canal and the words "Torijos -Tratado -  Carter" and the coat of arms of Panama in the back
This is the equivalent of $200.00 US.

Year issued  1979

? minted

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Bruce C. Ruiz
July 26, 2001

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