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Lot 1027

Colombia - Republic. 8 Escudos, 1823-FM (Popayan). Fr-68; KM-82.2. 26.95 grams. Liberty type. Draped bust of Liberty left, with brooch and earring. Reverse: Fasces bound with bow and arrows, between twin cornucopiae. Above average, but typically soft strike for series. Very lustrous, with minimal marks. NGC graded AU-58.

At the time this coin was issued, Venezuela and Ecuador were still part of the Republic of Colombia. This would last until 1830. Panama remained a part of the nation until 1903. Colombia is still today a large nation, geographically, with an area twice the size of France.
Estimated Value $1,000 - 1,250.

Realized $2,760

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