Colombia 1827-PN RU real
This specimen was lot 42351 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $1,140. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1827-RU Real. Popayán mint. VF-25 (PCGS). The rare first date of the Popayán one Real series. Deep gray with warm gold and rose toning. Scattered planchet flecks are noted, but no post-striking problems despite a fair bit of circulation. A very good looking example. Ex. Freeman Craig, May 1987." This type was struck 1827-34 at Popayan and 1827-36 at Bogotá.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.1 g, .666 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 87.2, Restrepo 154.1.
- 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.
- 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.