10 pence 1993

Coin 1/10 balboa 1966

1/10 balboa 1966
KM №

10

Value

1/10 balboa

Year

1966-1993

Material

Copper-nickel clad Copper

Weight, g.

2.27

Diameter, mm

17.91

Orientation

Coin alignment ↑↓

Obverse

Coat of arms

Reverse

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Comments

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475-1519) was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513, becoming the first European to lead an expedition to have seen or reached the Pacific from the New World.