Colombia 1824-P FM escudo
This type was struck 1823-36 at Popayán. It is somewhat common. Assayer FM is listed for 1822-30. The first specimen was lot 2954 in Goldberg sale 75 (Los Angeles, September 2013), where it sold for $265. The catalog description noted, "Colombia. Escudo, 1824-FM (Popayán). Liberty head left. Reverse: Fasces between cornucopias. Flan flaws. Lustrous. NGC graded AU-53."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-72; KM 81.2.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Jason Villareal and Steven Harvey, Goldberg Sale 75: the pre-Long Beach Sale, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.