Colombia 1835-B RS real
The specimen shown was lot 1099 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $126.50.The catalog description noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, 1 real, 1835RS. Choice XF+ with hint of luster (scarce grade), lightly toned, no problems."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 2.6 grams.
Catalog reference: Restrepo-153.14; KM-87.1.
- 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.
- Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.