Colombia 1835-B RS 1/2 real
This specimen was lot 44095 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $2,280. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1/2 Real, 1835-RS. Bogota Mint. MS-62 (PCGS). Restrepo lists as 'rare'. Blast white with bold strike and full luster. An attractive example with gem quality. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck at Bogotá 1833-35 and Popayan 1834-36.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.55 g, .666 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-88.1; Restrepo-150.5.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- 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.