Colombia 1863-M peso oro

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Eliasberg lot 1629
Colombia 1863M peso oro rev Eliasberg 1629.jpg

The specimen shown was lot 1629 in the Eliasberg sale, where it sold for $506. The catalog description[1] noted, "1863 1 peso. Medellin mint. Types as above. Medium gold, planchet flaw in lower left obverse field, some handling marks, central reverse strike a bit soft. A scarce one year type. From the John H. Clapp Collection; Clapp estate to Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., 1942."

Recorded mintage: 11,000.

Specification: 1.61 g, .900 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW, this specimen: 1.60 grams, 13.60 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 146.1, Fr-98.


  • [1]Kraljevich, John, John Pack, Elizabeth O. Piper and Frank Van Valen, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., Collection of World Gold Coins and Medals, Wolfboro, NH: American Numismatic Rarities, 2005.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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