Colombia 1828-P RU/M escudo
This type was struck 1823-36 at Popayán. It is somewhat common. Assayer FM is listed for 1822-30. This specimen was lot 40333 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $1,440. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1828-RU/M Escudo. Popayán mint. MS-61 (PCGS). Bright pastel tones cling to the rims on both lustrous surfaces. The lower central reverse is a bit soft, but otherwise this is a very pretty and well preserved specimen. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins. Ex. Henry Christensen's sale of October 1976, lot 167."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-72; KM 81.2, Restrepo 162.13.
- 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.