Colombia 1876/5-M 10 pesos
This type was struck at Bogotá 1862-66, Medellin 1863-76 and Popayán 1864-76 and is the most available ten pesos of the nineteenth century Colombian issues. This specimen was lot 12203 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $1,116. The catalog description noted, "COLOMBIA. 10 Pesos, 1876/5. Medellin Mint. NGC MS-61. RARE in mint state."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 16.13 g, .900 fine gold, .467 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-104; KM-141.4.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.