Colombia 1795-P JF escudo
This specimen was lot 3341 in Goldberg sale 84 (Los Angeles, January 2015), where it sold for $317. The catalog description noted, "Colombia. Escudo, 1795-P JF. Charles IV. Only two specimens have been graded by NGC. NGC graded EF-40." This type was struck at Nuevo Reino (Bogotá) and Popayán 1791-1808 and is a common gold coin of Charles IV. Assayer JF is recorded for 1792-1808.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-59; KM-56.2.
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