Colombia 1839-P RU 1/2 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1839P medio real rev DSLR.jpg

This type was the second half real issued 1838-48 from the fledgling Republic of Nueva Granada at the Popayán mint. This type was preceded by the "REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA" type struck 1834-36. Similar one, two and eight reales exist.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.26 g, 0.666 fine silver, 0.027 oz silver.

Catalog reference: KM 96.2.


  • 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.

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