Colombia 1767-NR JV 8 escudos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 11164
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This specimen was lot 11164 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $3,120. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1767-JV 8 Escudos. Santa Fe de Nuevo Reino (Bogotá) mint. Carlos III (1759-1788). EF-45 (PCGS). Choice medium yellow gold with deeper violet tones around the peripheries and a bit of encrustation in HISP. Nicely struck, original, and ideal for the grade. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins. From Stack's sale of February 1973, lot 986." This type was struck 1762-71 at Nuevo Reino (Bogotá, mintmark "NR"). The neighboring Popayán mint minted eight escudos at the same time but used the bust of Ferdinand VI (KM 38.2, struck 1760-71).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 41, Fr-31, Restrepo M71.10a.

Source:

  • [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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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