Colombia 1846-P UE 1/2 real

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection
another specimen, from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1846P medio real rev DSLR.jpg

This example is a 1/2 real coin struck for REPUBLICA DE NUEVA GRANADA from 1838-1848 at the Popayán mint. The initials UE correspond to the assayers. Nueva Granada was a Centralist Republic created upon the dissolution of Gran Colombia in 1830. The region held this name until 1858, when the Granadine Confederation was formed.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.26 g, .666 fine silver, .269 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 96.2.

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.

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