Colombia 1825-B JF escudo

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 40325
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This type was struck 1823 and 1825 at Bogotá. It is rather scarce. Assayer JF is listed for 1808-27. This specimen was lot 40325 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $1,560. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1825-JF Escudo. Bogotá mint. AU-58 (PCGS). A choice specimen with a famous provenance. Deep orange yellow gold with reverse highlights of rose and pastel blue. Some old hairlines are noted. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins. Ex. Stack's sale of the Mortimer Hammel Collection, September 1982, lot 753."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: Fr-71; KM 81.1, Restrepo 161.3.

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]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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