Colombia 1627-NR P real

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Heritage sale 3032, 31181
Colombia 1627 medio real rev H3032-31181.jpg

This specimen was lot 31181 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Philip IV cob 1 Real 1627 NR-(P), Nuevo Reino mint, VG. The first date for this challenging series, with this specimen clearly attributable since clearly showing the last three digits of the date. The "P" initial for assayer Pinto is barely identifiable to the right of the shield. Very rare with only a handful of specimens known, and important for the specialist. Ex: Lasser Collection."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .931 fine silver, .101 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.05 grams.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 5702, KM 5, Restrepo-M20.3.

Source:

  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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