Colombia 1823-P FM escudo

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photo courtesy Daniel F. Sedwick, LLC

This type was struck 1823-36 at Popayán. It is common. This specimen was lot 209 in Sedwick sale 9 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $1,610. The catalog description[1] noted, "Popayán, Colombia, 1 escudo, 1823FM, encapsulated NGC MS-62. Highly lustrous, very flashy, and nicely struck except for small part of rim. Finest known specimen graded by NGC. Stack's 3/88. Dr. Frank Sedwick collection of Colombian Republic gold coins."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Sedwick-3. Restrepo-162. KM-81.2.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #9, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.

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