September 29, 2012

Colombia, 1846

Where 8,020.5 Libras = 16,041 Marcos Fine Gold, only C$ 398, 248 in Gold Coin was produced. (Too low!) However, the value of the Gold

1846: 1 Troy Ounce Gold (Colombian Ore price) = £ 3.1277

Citation: Commercial Statistics. John MacGregor (1848) p.278

(Erroneously?) assuming USD$ 20.50/Ozt.


Previous editions did not include this data.

c.1846: Assay of Colombian platina 84% - 85% Pt

Citation: Histoire naturelle des drogues simples ou cours d'histoire naturelle, Vol. 1;  Nicolas Jean Baptiste Gaston Guibourt

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