Treasure Auction 29 will be presented by the well-known Latin American coinage experts at Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC on May 7-8 & 10, 2021. Featured is a stellar selection of rare and high grade Colombian coins traveling under the name Esmeralda Collection. DFS worked with NGC to design a special label for the Esmeralda Collection coins, which sports one of the most recognized busts of Colombia’s pre-republican period.
The two crowning highlights from the Esmeralda Collection include; the Bogota, Colombia gold 4 escudos of 1826 JF by far the finest known at NGC MS64 and estimated at $35,000 and up; plus a Bogota, Colombia 8 reales of 1819 JF from Nueva Granada with the Libertad Americana legend, also the finest known at NGC MS64 and estimated at $25,000 and up.
Other choice Esmeralda Collection pieces include; the rare 8 reales Republic of Colombia/Nueva Granada mule issued in 1820 JF, the unique 1819 JF Nueva Granada/Libertad Americana 2 reales struck over a cut down, yet clearly legible Cartagena imitation cob 4 reales and an NGC MS64 8 escudos of 1830 UR which is one of only a handful of dates of the early Republic of Colombia 8 escudos that can be found in mint state.
As fascinating as the Esmeralda Collection is, it is just one facet of the extensive offerings to be found in the DFS Treasure Auction 29. Skimming through the early lot listings at the Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC website at https://auction.sedwickcoins.com/auctionlist.aspx we noted rarities from Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala and many other areas of Latin American numismatics. Plus of course Spanish and treasure coinage and certainly many more exciting Colombian coins waiting for your bid.