Colombia 1767-PN J escudo

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1767P escudo rev DSLR.jpg

This type was struck at Popayán 1760, 1762, 1767 and 1769. Contemporary one escudos from Nuevo Reino (Bogotá) used the "rat-nose" bust of Charles III. Colombian gold from this period, tho scarce, is much more available than Mexican or Peruvian issues. The fineness was lowered to .901 in 1772.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .917 fine gold, .099 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 35, Fr-30.

Source:

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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