Colombia 1836-B RS 2 escudos
This type was struck 1823-29 and 1836 at Bogotá. This specimen was lot 12198 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $4,700. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 2 Escudo[s], 1836-RS. Bogotá Mint. NGC MS-63. Very scarce type and RARE in this high grade."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.77 g, .875 fine gold, .190 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-70; KM-83.
- 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, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.