Colombia 1758-PN J 2 escudos

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Colombia 1758P 2 escudos obv Eliasberg 1460.jpg
Colombia 1758P 2 escudos rev Eliasberg 1460.jpg

This specimen was lot 1460 in the Eliasberg sale, where it sold for $977.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "1758 J 2 escudos. Popayan mint. AU-50 (NGC). Types as above. Lustrous light yellow gold. Trivial rim nicks are noted. Purchased from Watkins Coin Company, July 1943."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .917 fine gold, .200 troy oz AGW. This specimen: 6.70 grams, 23.40 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Fr-20, KM 30.2.


  • [1]Kraljevich, John, John Pack, Elizabeth O. Piper and Frank Van Valen, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., Collection of World Gold Coins and Medals, Wolfboro, NH: American Numismatic Rarities, 2005.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.

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