Colombia 1820-P MF 2 reales
Popayán dos reales tho it seems to appear more often. The specimen shown was lot 1069 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $1,265. The catalog description noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, bust 2 reales, Ferdinand VII (bust of Charles IV), 1820/10MF. 6.7 grams. Lustrous AU/UNC with irregular rims (as made), impressively flashy. Pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of September 2002 (lot 1196). Jorge Ortiz Murias collection of Colombian colonial minors."The royalists were finally expelled from Colombia in 1819 and republican issues, interrupted in 1816, resume the same year. Assayers MF (shown here) and FM are known from Popayán for 1820, along with an overdate, 1820/10.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.77 g, .896 silver, .195 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM-70.2; Restrepo-114.12; CT-981.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.
- Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.
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- Mexico 1820-Mo JJ 2 reales
- Mexico 1820-Z AG 2 reales
- Peru 1820-L JP 2 reales
- Spain 1820-M GJ 2 reales
- 1820-P 8 reales
- 1820-NR 8 escudos
- 1820-P 8 escudos
- Coins and currency dated 1820
- return to coins of Colombia