Colombia 1861-B peso

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 1103
The specimen shown was lot 1103 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $184. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, 1 peso, 1861. Lightly cleaned VF/XF with minor rim-bumps, lustrous on reverse, die-crack between 18 and 61 of date, desirable one-year type under the United States of New Granada."
This peso, struck in 1861 while the country was briefly titled Estados Unidos de Nueva Granada, is much rarer than the other peso of 1861, KM 126.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, this specimen 24.9 grams.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-243.1; KM-138.

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]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.

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