Panama 1 Balboa Silver Coin

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Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and exquisite craftsmanship of the 1975-1979 Panama Silver 1 Balboa Proof, a coin minted with precision by the Franklin Mint for Panama, a country renowned for its pivotal role in connecting two oceans. This coin is not just a piece of currency; it’s a testament to Panama’s historical significance and a collector’s dream, offering a blend of aesthetic beauty and tangible value that appeals to both numismatists and investors alike.


Key Features:

  • Composed of 0.7949 oz of silver, ensuring intrinsic value.
  • Presented in proof condition, showcasing the coin’s pristine quality.
  • Protected by plastic packaging to maintain its mint condition.
  • Features the Panamanian coat of arms on the obverse, symbolizing national pride.
  • The reverse displays a portrait of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, honoring the European explorer.


The Panama Silver 1 Balboa coin is steeped in history, bearing the likeness of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the first European to gaze upon the Pacific Ocean from the New World. This coin not only commemorates Panama’s rich exploratory history but also embodies the spirit of discovery and adventure that is intrinsic to the nation’s identity. Its issuance by Panama underscores the country’s pride in its heritage and its commitment to preserving this legacy through numismatics.


The obverse side of the coin proudly displays the Panamanian coat of arms, an emblem of sovereignty and unity, positioned majestically above the coin’s denomination. This symbol serves as a reminder of Panama’s enduring spirit and its significance on the world stage. On the reverse, the coin features a portrait of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, his gaze set towards the horizon, encapsulating the essence of exploration and the historical moment when the Pacific Ocean was first witnessed by European eyes. This design not only pays homage to a pivotal figure in Panama’s history but also to the spirit of discovery that continues to inspire.


Embrace the allure of the 1975-1979 Panama Silver 1 Balboa Proof, where every coin narrates a story of discovery and commemorates Panama’s pivotal role in global exploration. With its precise minting and protective packaging, this coin transcends beyond mere currency, becoming a timeless emblem of heritage and craftsmanship. Secure a piece of history today and let the spirit of Vasco Núñez de Balboa’s groundbreaking journey enrich your collection.




Franklin Mint

Precious Metal


Metal Content

0.7949 Troy Ounce


.925 Fine


1 Balboa




38.1 mm


2.8 mm



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