Colombia 1827-B RR 1 real
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 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.
- 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.