Colombia 1847-B 1 real

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Heritage sale 3014, lot 15486
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
This one-year type of one real was issued from the Bogotá mint, using an increased silver fineness. This specimen was lot 25486 and sold on April 15, 2011 for $402 at the 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014 by Heritage Auctions. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bogotá-Nueva Granada 1 Real 1847, AU58 ANACS. Bogotá. One-year type similar to the patterns of 1848 but a much more crude local rendition than the European efforts. Well struck with somewhat colorful old toning, easily the finest we recall. From The Dana Roberts Collection."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 2.70 g, 0.900 fine silver, 0.0781 oz silver.

Catalog reference: Craig 155, KM 103.

Source:

  • [1]Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, Houston, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
  • 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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