Want to be notified when we get more, or if you have one to sell, please email us. Reverse of 1974 panama silver proof 20 balboas panama issued large 61 mms 2. Despite having its own name, the currency is the exact same bill as the u. 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. Viente balboas 20 balboas, 20 dollars coins were issued in gold between 1980 and 1985. Us and panamanian teenagers and the 1964 canal zone riots jstor. 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. At the time these were released, they were one of he largest coins produced. Minted by the franklin mint and issued in limited edition under authorization of the government of the republic of panama. Republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin 1971 franklin mint. Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin mint, 1983. All of them were intended to be noncirculation issues made for collectors, and very few were made. Buy panama 20 balboas online panama 20 balboas 19711979. Sealed box of 5x 2020 silver proof sets at cost for sale.
Produced by the franklin mint, the panama 20 balboas silver coin commemorates simon bolivar, a south american politician and war hero. Panama produced a number of silver coins in the 20th century, from the tiny 2. Panama banknote gallery panamanian banknotes for sale. Simon bolivar along with his years of birth and death are engraved. Panama republic gold 500 balboas 1984 fm ms67 ngc, franklin mint, km101. Panama 1981 20 balboa huge coin 66mm with eror on coin. Order 1980 panama silver 20 balboas simon bolivar proof at apmex or call 800 3759006. Explore panama 20 balboas prices in the world coin price guide, powered by numismaster. This coin was issued by the republic of panama in 1973 to honor simon bolivar. 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. Books, 1984, especially remi clignet, damned if you do and damned if you don.
This 20 balboas, when issued, was one of the largest coins in the world. Panama silver 20 balboas original 10 coin rolls bu. 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. The relatively small size of the early mints of centesimos and balboas made it a very essential part of the collection of numismatists. Rare panama proof set 1982 20 5 1 balboas 9 coins low mintage with case and coa. Panama silver coin melt value calculator the australian coin. 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. Panamas currency is known as the balboa, which has a 1. Over the years thousands of americans and panamanians graduated from balboa high school.
Panama silver 20 balboas original 10 coin rolls bu asw 38. The reverse features a profile portrait of bolivar. It lies between the canal docks and ancon hill, which separates it from panama city. Country qty nature weight ozg price price in your currency metal value premium to spot time left. All modern panama proofs, up to 1984, were struck by the franklin mint, a private minting company.
Superman iconic superman comic book covers, 20142015. 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. These silver dollar size coins were produced from 19311953 in. The balboa is, along with the united states dollar, one of the official currencies of panama. Notice the stylization of using the roman v in place of the english u. Panama republic gold 500 balboas 1984fm ms67 ngc, franklin mint, km101. Description republic pair of uncertified 20 balboas, 1 20 balboas 1983 unc 2 proof 20 balboas 1984 unc both coins housed in plastic capsules. Those impressive, giant 20 balboas are an fm product. Invaluable is the worlds largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. 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. Panama coins for sale buy panama coins from the most. Panama 100 balboas gold proof coins chards tax free gold. The republic of panama held a general election on 6 may 1984.
Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin. It was the largest and heaviest legal tender silver coin ever issued at that time, weighing in at grams 4. Balboa, pacific ocean terminal port in central panama, at the southern end of the panama canal. Dec 25, 20 all modern panama proofs, up to 1984, were struck by the franklin mint, a private minting company. The countrys industry includes manufacturing of aircraft spare parts, cement. 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.
Featured designs were a butterfly, two different birds, fish and a puma. The front of the coin has the bust of simon bolivar 1783 1830 and the date 1974. This coin was issued by the republic of panama in 1974 to honor simon bolivar. It is the largest and heaviest legal tender silver coin ever issued, weighing in at grams 4. Panama 100 balboas gold proof coins please see our panama page for other denominations, and information. Find the best selection from the most respected coins dealers around the world. Detailed information about the coin 20 balboas simon bolivar, panama, with pictures and collection and swap management. Buy online, view images and see past prices for republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin. Panama silver 1975 20 balboas panama 1975 20 balboas 4oz. Value of panama 20 balboas silver proof coin franklin mint. 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. I have a 1985 medio balboa from panama in proof condition. 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. Republic of panama one 20 balboas proof coin 1971 franklin mint contains a minimum of 2000 grains of sterling silver, with c.181 1468 1144 682 1035 544 1181 1298 1352 610 1103 407 139 1123 793 494 829 1439 905 1121 157 1061 444 89 593 79 208 1050 1163 924 14 613 715 969