Colombia 1971-B 200 pesos

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 44536
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This specimen was lot 44536 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $312. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 200 Pesos, 1971-B. PROOF-66 DEEP CAMEO (PCGS). 6th Pan-American Games. Hard mirrored fields and cameo devices. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." Nickel five pesos (KM 247), gold 100 pesos (KM 248), 300 pesos (KM 250), 1500 pesos (KM 252) and 500 pesos (KM 251) were also issued for this occasion.

Recorded mintage: unknown but all proofs.

Specification: 8.6 g, .900 fine gold, 0.247 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-130; KM-249.

Sources:

  • 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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