Colombia 1762-PN J 8 escudos
This specimen was lot 12164 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 8 Escudos, 1762-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.
- 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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.