Colombia 1867-B 1/4 decimo

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CNG Lissner sale, lot 1480

This specimen was lot 1480 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $393.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA, Estados Unidos de Colombia. 1863-1886. AR 1/4 Decimo. Bogotá mint. Dated 1867. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 65. Superb choice UNC. Steel gray toning with one or two minor die cracks. The finer of two graded. Purchased from Paul Davis, July 1972." This type is listed in the SCWC for 1863-67 and as fairly cheap tho it does not turn up often.

Recorded mintage: 208,000.

Specifications: 0.85 g, .666 fine silver, .019 troy oz ASW, this specimen Ø11 mm, 0.77 g, 6h axis.

Catalog reference: KM 143.1.

Sources:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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