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1980 Panama 100 Balboas Panama Canal Centennial Gold Coins

Issued in 1980 to commemorate the Panama canal centennial.

Brief Panama History

Panama was discovered by Columbus in 1502 and explored by Vasco Nunez de Balboa in 1513. It became independent of Spanish rule in 1821and joined the Confederation of Greater Columbia. In 1903 with US encouragement it broke away and became a fully independent republic.
The Panamanian Balboa is exchangeable at par with the US dollar.

Technical Specifications

DenominationDiameterWeightFinenessGold Content
100 Balboas268.160.9000.2361


Denomination = Face Value
Diameter = Approximate Diameter in millimetres.
Weight = Stated gross weight in grams.
Alloy = Fineness of gold.
AGW = Gold Content = Actual fine gold weight in troy ounces.

Prices & Availability

Please contact us prior to ordering for current prices and availability.
DateDenominationDescriptionGradeMintageAvailabilityPrice £Price $
1980100 BalboasPanama Canal CentennialProof2,468Yes £390 $490

Postage & Packing

UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order
EU Insured Post £10 per order
USA Airmail $10 per order
USA Insured Shipping $20 per order

Panama Silver and Base Metal Coins

For silver and base metal coins of Panama, please look at our original Chard Coins website.
Obverse of 1980 Panama 100 Balboas

Obverse of 1980 Panama 100 Balboas

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Reverse of 1980 Panama 100 Balboas

Reverse of 1980 Panama 100 Balboas


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