Peru 1883-FN sol

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 1883 sol rev DSLR.jpg

The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1879-84 at the Lima mint for Peru. There are many varieties and subtypes of this basic design and later issues were emitted 1888-97 and 1914-16. This date is common. Assayer FN is recorded for 1882-83.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 25 g, 0.900 fine silver, 0.7234 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 196.18 and 196.19.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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