Colombia 1840-B RS 16 pesos

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Sedwick sale 9, lot 294

This type was struck 1837-46 at Bogotá and Popayán. This type is common. This specimen was lot 294 in Sedwick sale 9 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description[1] noted, "Bogotá, Colombia, 16 pesos, 1840RS, encapsulated NGC AU-58. Lustrous and lightly toned, nice strike. Lou Collins 4/77."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Sedwick-18. Restrepo-211. KM-94.1.


Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • 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.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #9, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.

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