Colombia 1873-M peso
This specimen was lot 40316 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $576. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 1873 Peso. Medellín mint. MS-62 (PCGS). Highly lustrous and attractive, with rose and orange highlights over both sides. A scarce issue, particularly in nice grade. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck at Medellin 1872-73 along with a gold peso with a shield reverse (KM 156). An 1873/2 overdate exists and is listed as cheaper than the regular date.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.61 g, .900 fine gold, .046 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Restrepo 324.2, KM 157.1, Fr-108.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
- 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.
- 1872-M gold peso, condor reverse
- 1872-B gold peso
- 1872-M gold peso, shield reverse
- 1873-B 2½ centavos
- 1873-P ¼ décimo
- 1873-B 5 centavos
- 1873-M AB ½ décimo
- 1873-B 10 centavos
- 1873-B 50 centavos
- 1873-M 5 décimos
- 1873-P 5 décimos
- 1873-B gold peso
- 1873-M 10 pesos
- 1873-P 20 pesos
- 1874-B peso
- Coins and currency dated 1873
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