Colombia 1828-Pn MF real

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 1096
The specimen shown was lot 1096 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $184. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, 1 real, 1828MF. Lustrous XF with slightly crude obverse rim (as made), die-crack across middle of reverse, scarce single-year assayer."
This one real was struck at Bogotá and Popayán 1826-36 while the country was the "Republic of Colombia," which, after many vicissitudes, is again the country name. The type is scarcer than the SCWC indicates.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.1 g, .666 fine silver, .066 troy oz ASW, this specimen 2.7 grams.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-154.5; KM-87.2.

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]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.

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