Colombia 1864-P decimo
The specimen shown was lot 1128 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Popayán, Colombia, 1 decimo, 1864, encapsulated ANACS EF 45, ex-Dana Roberts collection. Deeply toned and accurately graded (rare grade for this type). Pedigreed to the Dana Roberts collection." This décimo, an early effort at a decimal coinage, was struck 1863-66 at Bogotá and Popayán.
Recorded mintage: 39,000.
Specification: 2.5 g, .900 fine silver, .072 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Restrepo-267.2; KM-145.2.
- 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 Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.