Colombia 1826-P FM escudo

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 40329
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This type was struck 1823-36 at Popayán. It is somewhat common. Assayer FM is listed for 1822-30. This specimen was lot 40329 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1826-FM Escudo. Popayán mint. AU-58 (PCGS). Lustrous light yellow gold. A short scratch is noted behind the head. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins. Ex. Kurt Spanier, March 1982."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-72; KM 81.2, Restrepo 162.7.

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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