Colombia 1817-NR JF escudo

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1661
This specimen was lot 1661 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 225 CHF (about US$270 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Fernando VII. 1808-1824 1 Escudo 1817. JF-Nuevo Reino, Sehr schön. (Colombia, Ferdinand VII, 1808-24, one escudo of 1817, Nuevo Reino mint. Very fine.)"
This type is listed in the SCWC from Nuevo Reino for 1808-20 and from Popayán for 1808-19. It is along the more common Spanish colonial gold coins.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.36 g.

Catalog reference: KM 64.1, Cayón 16179. Fr-65.


  • 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.
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  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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