Colombia 1760-PN J 8 escudos

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 12163
Colombia 1760P 8 escudos rev P177-12163.jpg

This specimen was lot 12163 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $2,938. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 8 Escudos, 1760-PNJ. NGC EF Details--Excessive Surface Hairlines. Charles III (1759-88). Bust of Ferdinand VI, 'CAROLS III'." This type was struck at Popayán 1760-71 and at Bogotá 1760-62.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .917 fine gold, .798 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 38.2, Fr-24.

Source:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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