Colombia 1827-B RR 1 real

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Heritage sale 3014, lot 15593
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This type was the first 1 real issued from the fledgling Republic of Colombia, Bogotá mint. This specimen was lot 25593 and sold on April 18, 2011 for $230 at the 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014 by Heritage Auctions. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republica 1827 Bogotá 1 Real, Scarce first year of type. Very Fine. From The Dana Roberts Collection."

This type was preceded by the "LIBERTAD AMERICANA" struck 1819-20 (see KM 78).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.10 g, 0.666 fine silver, 0.0663 oz silver.

Catalog reference: KM 87.1.

Source:

  • [1]Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, Houston, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
  • 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.

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