Colombia 1772-P JS real

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 1071
The specimen shown was lot 1071 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $3,450. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Popayán, Colombia, bust 1 real, Charles III, 1772JS, ex-Ray Johnson, scarce. Broad-flan XF with elegant toning, a few stray marks but well struck and attractive, good pedigree. Pedigreed to the Ray Johnson collection. Jorge Ortiz Murias collection of Colombian colonial minors."
The SCWC lists this as the only one real from Popayán in the eighteenth century.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .098 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.0 grams.

Catalog reference: Cayón-11321, KM-46.2; Restrepo-40.4; CT-1575.


  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.

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