I have a 1985 medio balboa from panama in proof condition. Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin mint, 1983. Panama silver 1975 20 balboas panama 1975 20 balboas 4oz. They had a lucrative business where the fm paid panama a substantial fee, in the million dollar range, for the privilege of creating collector coins and marketing them to collectors. Order 1980 panama silver 20 balboas simon bolivar proof at apmex or call 800 3759006.
Panama 20 balboas in 1971 panama were one of the first countries to be produce coins that were larger and heavier than the normal crown size coin. Panama coins for sale buy panama coins from the most. Rare panama proof set 1982 20 5 1 balboas 9 coins low mintage with case and coa. Minted by the franklin mint and issued in limited edition under authorization of the government of the republic of panama. This coin includes a certificate of authenticity that it was minted by the franklin mint under the authorization of the panamanian government, certified february 1, 1973, and contains 2000 grains of sterling silver. Description republic pair of uncertified 20 balboas, 1 20 balboas 1983 unc 2 proof 20 balboas 1984 unc both coins housed in plastic capsules. Buy panama 20 balboas online panama 20 balboas 19711979. Under october 1978 legislation, eight parties had met quotas of 30,000 valid signatures by 1 april 1983, in order to legally nominate candidates in future elections. Balboa, pacific ocean terminal port in central panama, at the southern end of the panama canal. Us and panamanian teenagers and the 1964 canal zone riots jstor. Dec 25, 20 all modern panama proofs, up to 1984, were struck by the franklin mint, a private minting company. The economy of panama is based mainly on the services sector, which accounts for nearly 80% of its gdp and accounts for most of its foreign income.
Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin. The reverse features a profile portrait of bolivar. All modern panama proofs, up to 1984, were struck by the franklin mint, a private minting company. This coin was issued by the republic of panama in 1973 to honor simon bolivar. First day of issue on 31st december 1974, panama struck a quantity of its new 100 balboa gold proof coins sealed in an attractive card folder. Detailed information about the coin 20 balboas simon bolivar, panama, with pictures and collection and swap management. The countrys industry includes manufacturing of aircraft spare parts, cement. Republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin 1971 franklin mint. These silver dollar size coins were produced from 19311953 in. Panama silver coin melt value calculator the australian coin. Country qty nature weight ozg price price in your currency metal value premium to spot time left. Books, 1984, especially remi clignet, damned if you do and damned if you don. At the time these were released, they were one of he largest coins produced.
Sealed box of 5x 2020 silver proof sets at cost for sale. Panama produced a number of silver coins in the 20th century, from the tiny 2. Notice the stylization of using the roman v in place of the english u. Over the years thousands of americans and panamanians graduated from balboa high school. Buy online, view images and see past prices for republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin. Those impressive, giant 20 balboas are an fm product. Panama 100 balboas gold proof coins please see our panama page for other denominations, and information. Superman iconic superman comic book covers, 20142015. Produced by the franklin mint, the panama 20 balboas silver coin commemorates simon bolivar, a south american politician and war hero.
Panama silver 20 balboas original 10 coin rolls bu asw 38. It is the largest and heaviest legal tender silver coin ever issued, weighing in at grams 4. Panama republic gold 500 balboas 1984 fm ms67 ngc, franklin mint, km101. The front of the coin has the bust of simon bolivar 1783 1830 and the date 1974. Explore panama 20 balboas prices in the world coin price guide, powered by numismaster. Panamas currency is known as the balboa, which has a 1. Find the best selection from the most respected coins dealers around the world.
It lies between the canal docks and ancon hill, which separates it from panama city. The relatively small size of the early mints of centesimos and balboas made it a very essential part of the collection of numismatists. Viente balboas 20 balboas, 20 dollars coins were issued in gold between 1980 and 1985. The republic of panama held a general election on 6 may 1984, electing both a new president of the republic and a new legislative assembly. Republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin 1971 franklin mint contains a minimum of 2000 grains of sterling silver, with c. Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin mint. Panama 100 balboas gold proof coins chards tax free gold. Want to be notified when we get more, or if you have one to sell, please email us. Despite having its own name, the currency is the exact same bill as the u.
One of a meager 10 examples of the issue to be struck in a regular circulation nonproof format, according to the standard catalog of world coins. Balboa high school closed in 1999 in anticipation of the handover of the panama canal to the republic of panama, the removal of final u. Panama republic gold 500 balboas 1984fm ms67 ngc, franklin mint, km101. Panama silver 20 balboas original 10 coin rolls bu. This coin was issued by the republic of panama in 1974 to honor simon bolivar. Featured designs were a butterfly, two different birds, fish and a puma. Invaluable is the worlds largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. Panama banknote gallery panamanian banknotes for sale.
Panama commemorative coins of the following denominations 5, 10, 20, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200 and 500 balboas were minted from time to time to celebrate important milestones in panamas history. Simon bolivar along with his years of birth and death are engraved. It was the largest and heaviest legal tender silver coin ever issued at that time, weighing in at grams 4. Reverse of 1974 panama silver proof 20 balboas panama issued large 61 mms 2. This 20 balboas, when issued, was one of the largest coins in the world. The republic of panama held a general election on 6 may 1984. Panama 1981 20 balboa huge coin 66mm with eror on coin. All of them were intended to be noncirculation issues made for collectors, and very few were made. The balboa is, along with the united states dollar, one of the official currencies of panama.1444 1273 878 1183 800 710 787 735 1472 1310 983 143 1285 297 1209 483 202 1015 569 497 665 446 1359 1302 1214 1271 1018 408 688 355 977 1062 807 88 916