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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 12158
Colombia SB118-12158r.jpg

This specimen was lot 12158 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $1,560. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1842-VU 16 Pesos. Popayán mint. MS-61 (PCGS). Frosty and lustrous with good eye appeal for the grade. The left obverse is a bit bulged, but the strike is full on both sides. Free of any significant defects. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins. From Hans M.F. Schulman's sale of the José da Costa Gomez Collection, March 1969, lot 412." This type, struck at Popayán 1837-46, replaced the earlier eight escudos (KM 82.2) and is identical in size and weight. It was also produced at Bogotá. Assayer VU is listed for 1841-42; assayer UM is noted for 1842-46.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Restrepo M212.13, KM 94.2, Fr-75.

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, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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