|The front of coin has the bust of Balboa with the plumed
helmet and the date. The back has the value of the coin, "Medio
Centisimo de Balboa". The diameter is 16 mm (0.63 inches)
and is made of 0.75 gm of Copper, and 0.25 gm of Nickel.
This is the equivalent to ˝ ˘ US.
Bruce C. Ruiz
July 26, 2001