Colombia 1924-B 10 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, part of lot 40471
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This specimen was lot 40471 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $660. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 1924-B 10 Pesos. Medellín mint. AU-58 (PCGS). Lustrous and pleasing. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck 1919 and 1924 and is available tho not common like the 2½ and five pesos.

Recorded mintage: 55,000.

Specification: 15.98 g, .917 fine gold, .468 troy oz AGW (same standard as a British two pounds).

Catalog reference: Fr-112, Restrepo 456.2, KM-202.

Source:

  • 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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