Colombia 1775-NR JJ real

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 1002
The specimen shown was lot 1002 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $1,380. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, bust 1 real, Charles III, 1775JJ, very rare. Lightly toned Fine+ on a slightly oblong flan with resultantly irregular rims, holed at top but no other damage, rarer than indicated in Restrepo. Jorge Ortiz Murias collection of Colombian colonial minors."
The SCWC lists seven dates for Nuevo Reino between 1772-84, all scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .098 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.3 grams.

Catalog reference: KM-46.1; Restrepo-38.5; CT-1626.

Sources:

  • 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.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.

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