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Bogota, Colombia, bust 1/2 real, Charles III, 1773VJ (no dot), rare, Restrepo plate coin, ex-Whittie

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Coins: Ortiz Murias Collection (Colombia) Start Price:1,400.00 USD Estimated At:1,750.00 - 2,500.00 USD
Bogota, Colombia, bust 1/2 real, Charles III, 1773VJ (no dot), rare, Restrepo plate coin, ex-Whittie
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Bogota, Colombia, bust 1/2 real, Charles III, 1773VJ (no dot), rare, Restrepo plate coin, ex-Whittier (NGC AU55), ex-Ray Johnson, finest known. KM-45.1; Restrepo-32.3; CT-1825. 1.5 grams. Deeply toned and boldly struck, graded AU by NGC (with original tag, as Ortiz Murias removed the slab), exceptional quality and in fact the finest known Colombian 1/2 real of Charles III, heavily pedigreed and important specimen of a key rarity. Plate coin in Restrepo's Monedas de Colombia (2009), and pedigreed to the Whittier (stated on NGC tag) and Ray Johnson collections. Jorge Ortiz Murias collection of Colombian colonial minors.