Colombia 1846-P UE 2 pesos
This type was struck 1838-46 at Popayán only. The Bogotá mint restricted itself to gold pesos and sixteen pesos during this period. This specimen was lot 267 in Sedwick sale 9 (Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $218.50. The catalog description noted, "Popayán, Colombia, 2 pesos, 1846UE, encapsulated NGC UNC details, rim damage. Lustrous, looks like UNC on obverse but low AU on reverse, with edge-nick at top and natural lamination flaw at bottom of bust. Bowers & Ruddy 2/77. Dr. Frank Sedwick collection of Colombian Republic gold coins."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.375 g, .900 fine gold, .0976 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Sedwick-10. Restrepo-202, Fr-76, KM-95.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- 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.
- Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
- Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #9," Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.