Colombia 1873-B peso

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from Steve Album sale 27, lot 1736
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This specimen was lot 1736 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it sold for $176.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA: Republic, AV peso, 1873. Mintage of only 3,374 pieces, VF, R." This type was struck at Medellin and Bogotá 1871-78. The type is common. Despite the tiny mintage, this date is awarded little premium.

Recorded mintage: 3,374.

Specification: 1.61 g, .900 fine gold, .047 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-157.2, Fr-109.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.

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