Colombia 1863-B 1 decimo

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection

This type was struck at Bogotá (shown here) and Popayan 1863-66 and represents the last of the cornucopias-and-pomegranate design before the introduction of the liberty head in 1868. It is scarce from both mints, particularly from Popayan.

Recorded mintage: 96,000.

Specification: 2.5 g, 0.900 fine silver, 0.072 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-266.2; KM-145.1.


  • 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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