Colombia 1840/39-B RS peso oro
This specimen was lot 22411 in Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $660. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. Peso, 1840/39-RS. Bogota Mint. NGC MS-63. WINGS Approved. Lightly toned with underlying soft satin luster." This type was struck 1837-46 at Bogotá and is common. The overdate shown here obtains a slight premium.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.69 g, .875 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-77; KM-93.
- 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, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.