Colombia 1840/39-B RS real

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, part of lot 44098
Colombia SB818-44098r.jpg

This specimen was part of lot 44098 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $156. The catalog description{1] noted, "COLOMBIA. A diverse trio of Bogotá Reales, all encapsulated by PCGS. Included are 1836-RS. Restrepo 153.16. EF-40; 1840/39-RS. EF Detail, cleaned; 1847. Restrepo 184.2. C countermark. G Detail, damage. (Total: 3 pieces). From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck at Bogotá 1837-46. THis is a better date and exists only as the overdate.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.1 g, .666 fine silver, .0663 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 91.1, Restrepo 182.6.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • {1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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