Cundinamarca 1821-Ba JF 2 reales

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Heritage sale 3014, lot 23652
photo courtesy Heritage Auctions

This specimen was lot 23652 in the 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, where it sold for $546. The catalog description[1] noted, "Republic - Cundinamarca 2 Reales 1821JF Bogotá, XF45 NGC, nicely toned with original mint luster, very scarce grade for this crudely produced provincial coinage." This type was struck 1820-21 and 1823 and was preceded by the similar "LIBERTAD AMERICANA" struck 1819-20 (see KM 77).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 4.98 g, .666 fine silver, 0.1066 oz silver.

Catalog reference: KM C5, Restrepo 155.6.

Source:

  • [1]Heritage Auctions 2011 April Rosemont Signature World and Ancient Coins (CICF) Auction #3014, Houston, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.
  • 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.

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