Colombia 1870/69-M peso

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Sedwick sale 12, lot 1381

This specimen was lot 1379 in Sedwick sale 12 (Winter Park, FL, October 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Medellin, Colombia, 1 peso, 1870/9. Nicely toned AU (scarce grade) with much underlying luster, decent strike for the type, with minor rim-bruise. Note: Restrepo lists the overdate as 1870/69 but there is no 6 under the 0." This type was minted at Bogotá and Popayán 1862-68 and is fairly available in circulated condition tho choice specimens are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 48,000.

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 37 mm diameter, this specimen 24.9 g.

Catalog reference: Restrepo-318.2; KM-154.2.


  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #12, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2012.
  • 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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