Colombia 1917 5 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, part of lot 40453
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This specimen was part of lot 40453 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $576. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. A pair of MS-64 (PCGS) 5 Pesos. Included are 1917; 1928. (Total: 2 pieces). From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck 1913-19 and is common. This date comes in medal rotation only.

Recorded mintage: 43,000.

Specification: 7.99 g, .917 fine gold, .234 troy oz AGW (same standard as a British sovereign).

Catalog reference: Fr-110; KM-195.2.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • [1]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.

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