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This type, issued 1985 only from Lima, reflects the accelerating pace of inflation which devastated Peru in the late 1970's and 1980's. Beset by the ''Sendero Luminoso'' rebellion, growing narco-trafficking influence and corrupt, incompetent military rule, the regime attempted to check inflation by reforming the currency; 1000 soles = one inti. This reform failed and another reform was instituted in 1989. The bust is of Admiral Grau, victor of a naval battle against the Chileans in which he was killed.
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This type, issued 1985 only from Lima, reflects the accelerating pace of inflation which devastated Peru in the late 1970's and 1980's. Beset by the ''Sendero Luminoso'' rebellion, growing narco-trafficking influence and corrupt, incompetent military rule, the regime attempted to check inflation by reforming the currency; 1000 soles = one inti. This reform failed and another reform was instituted in 1989. The bust is of Admiral Grau, victor of a naval battle against the Chileans in which he was killed.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 20,000,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 20,000,000.
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''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
* Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
 
* Yabar Acuña, Francisco, ''Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000,'' Lima, 2001.
 
* Yabar Acuña, Francisco, ''Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000,'' Lima, 2001.
  
 
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* [[Peru 1982 10000 soles|1982 10,000 soles]]
 
* [[Peru 1982 10000 soles|1982 10,000 soles]]
* [[Peru 1985 centime|1985 centime]]
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* [[Peru 1985 centimo|1985 centimo]]
 
* [[Peru 1986 20 centimos|1986 20 centimos]]
 
* [[Peru 1986 20 centimos|1986 20 centimos]]
 
* [[Peru 1987 inti|1987 inti]]
 
* [[Peru 1987 inti|1987 inti]]

Latest revision as of 23:28, 13 April 2020

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 1985 5 centimos rev DSLR.jpg

This type, issued 1985 only from Lima, reflects the accelerating pace of inflation which devastated Peru in the late 1970's and 1980's. Beset by the Sendero Luminoso rebellion, growing narco-trafficking influence and corrupt, incompetent military rule, the regime attempted to check inflation by reforming the currency; 1000 soles = one inti. This reform failed and another reform was instituted in 1989. The bust is of Admiral Grau, victor of a naval battle against the Chileans in which he was killed.

Recorded mintage: 20,000,000.

Specification: 2 g, brass, 17 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by Manuel Chavez.

Catalog reference: KM 292.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Yabar Acuña, Francisco, Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000, Lima, 2001.

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