Colombia 1863-P 10 pesos
This type was struck at Medellin, Bogotá and Popayán 1862-71. Despite the extensive production from three mints, this type remains scarce and expensive. This specimen was lot 353 in Sedwick sale 9 (Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Popayán, Colombia, 10 pesos, 1863, encapsulated NGC MS-62. Choice strike and preservation, rather lustrous, finest known specimen graded by NGC. Lou Hudson 8/78. Dr. Frank Sedwick collection of Colombian Republic gold coins."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 16.12 g, .900 fine gold, .467 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Sedwick-40. Restrepo-332. KM-141.3.
- 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.
- Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #9, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.