Colombia 1969-B 300 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 44520
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This specimen was lot 44520 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $432. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 300 Pesos, 1969-B. PROOF-67 DEEP CAMEO (PCGS). Bust of General Jose Antonio Anzuategui reverse. Hard mirrored fields and frosted cameo devices. Some toning. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This NCLT commemorated the 150th anniversary of the battle of Boyacá in 1819, which secured the independence of Nueva Granada. It was issued along with a 1500 pesos (KM 242), 500 pesos (KM 241), 200 pesos (KM 239) and 100 pesos (KM 238), all in gold. Each denomination had a different reverse.

Recorded mintage: unknown but all proofs.

Specification: 12.9 g, .900 fine gold, .371 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-124; KM-240.


  • 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.
  • Almanzar, Alcedo, and Dale Seppa, Coins of Colombia, San Antonio, TX: 1973.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [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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