Colombia 1861-B 1/4 decimo

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, part of lot 44234
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This specimen was part of lot 44234 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), which sold for $1,920. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. Lot of (7) 1/4 Decimos, 1861-1866. Various Mints. EF-45 (2), AU-50, AU-55, MS-62, MS-63, MS-64 (PCGS). 7 pieces in lot. The 1861-Bogota PCGS MS-64, is a one year issue, well centered and lustrous with attractive light toning, a desirable example of the type. Group of 4 1862-1866-Bogota PCGS EF-45 to MS-63, Restrepo type 246, all fully detailed, well struck and choice, the 1863 MS-63 sports full luster and golden toning. Group of 2 1863 and 1864 Popayan PCGS AU-55 and EF-45, Restrepo-248.3 and 248.4a, both decently struck and untoned. Overall choice selection of interesting types, worthy of strong bidding by the specialist. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." The SCWC lists this type for 1861-62.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 0.90 g, .666 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-132.1, Restrepo-240.1.

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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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