Colombia 1839-B RS real
This specimen was lot 42357 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $110. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1839-RS Real. Bogotá mint. EF-45 (PCGS). Light silver gray with a hint of golden toning and strong luster on the reverse. Some faint hairlines are noted." This type was struck 1839-41, 1844-46 at Popayan and 1837-46 at Bogotá. Nueva Granada was a Centralist Republic created upon the dissolution of Gran Colombia in 1830. The region held this name until 1858, when the Granadine Confederation was formed.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.7 g, .666 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 91.1, Restrepo 182.5.
- 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.