Colombia 1860-B peso

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1860 peso rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is a peso from the Bogotá mint, one of a type struck 1859-61 while the country was known as the "Confederacion Granadina." The design was changed 1862-68 to read "Estados Unidos de Colombia." The type is not rare but scarce in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .7234 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 126.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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