Colombia 1838-B 1/4 real
Colombia was known as the Republic of Nueva Granada. This specimen was lot 23665 and sold for $1,955 in Heritage sale 3014 (Chicago, April, 2011). The catalog description noted,
"Republic Nueva Granada 1/4 Real 1838 Bogotá, MS65 NGC, Ex-James King (1972), probably from London, and thus likely the Baldwin basement collection. Easily the finest one might imagine. From The Dana Roberts Collection."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 0.68 g, 0.666 fine silver, 0.0145 oz silver.
Catalog reference: KM 90.1.
- Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, Houston, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
- 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.