Colombia 1836-B RS 1/4 real
This specimen was lot 44100 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $1,800. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1/4 Real, 1836-B RS. Bogota Mint. MS-64 (PCGS). Well centered and struck with very attractive russet to orange toning. Great eye appeal. 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.
Specification: 0.70 g, .666 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-85.2; Restrepo-146.8.
- 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.