Colombia 1855-B peso

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection

The specimen shown is a peso from the Bogotá mint, one of a type struck 1855-59 while the country was known as "Nueva Granada." The design was changed 1859-61 to read "Granadine Confederation."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 25 g, 0.900 fine silver, 0.7234 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 118.

Source:

  • 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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