Colombia 1872-M peso Fr-108

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 31247
Colombia 1872M peso oro rev H3029-31247.jpg

This specimen was lot 31247 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Estados Unidos gold Peso 1872-Medellin, MS65 NGC. A deeply struck example with sharp design features and virtually flawless surfaces. Very scarce in this certified grade." This type was struck at Medellin 1872-73 along with a gold peso with a shield reverse (KM 156).

Recorded mintage: 62,000 (Including KM 156).

Specification: 1.61 g, .900 fine gold, .046 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 157.1, Fr-108, Restrepo-324.1.

Source:

  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • 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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