Colombia 1858-B peso
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." The specimen shown here is the overdate, 1858/7, and is awarded a slight premium.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .7234 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 118.
- 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.