Colombia 1871-M 10 pesos
This specimen was struck in Medellin, Colombia, in 1871. This type was struck at Bogotá 1862-66, Medellin 1863-71 and Popayán 1864-76. It is the most available ten pesos of the nineteenth century but all are expensive.
Recorded mintage: 6,018.
Specification: 16.13 g, .900 fine gold, .467 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 141.2, Fr-104.
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- 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.