Colombia 1835-B RS 1/4 real
This specimen was lot 44097 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $2,880. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1/4 Real, 1835-B RS. Bogota Mint. VF-30 (PCGS). Good obverse strike, charcoal toning. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This issue from Bogotá with assayer RS was struck 1826-29, 1833-36. It was accompanied by a Popayán issue of 1826, 1832-36 (KM 85.3).
Recorded mintage: unknown but a rare date.
Specification: 0.70 g, .666 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-85.2; Restrepo-146.6.
- 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.