Colombia 1818-NR FJ real

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 1023
The specimen shown was lot 1023 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $1,955. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Bogotá, Colombia, bust 1 real, Ferdinand VII (bust of Charles IV), 1818FJ. Lustrous AU, off-center strike, very attractive and problem-free. Jorge Ortiz Murias collection of Colombian colonial minors."
The last one real of Charles IV was issued from Bogotá in 1804. Production of this type began in 1810 and ran until 1819, with an issue from Popayán for 1810 and 1813. This type, tho not common, appears much more often than prior types.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .896 silver, .097 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.3 grams.

Catalog reference: KM-68.1; Restrepo-111.13; CT-1213.


  • 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, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia, Impresiones Rojo: 2006.

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