Chile 1924 peso

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Chile 1924 peso rev 600.jpg

The specimen shown is a type struck in Chile 1921-27. It was the last Chilean peso to contain silver. The succeeding copper-nickel type (KM 176) was issued 1933 and 1940. Numerous varieties exist for the 1925 issue but none are noted for 1924. Oscar Roty's defiant condor, first used in 1895, appeared on virtually all Chilean silver and copper-nickel coins until 1940.

Recorded mintage: 1,748,000.

Specification: 9 g, .500 fine silver, .144 troy oz ASW, designed by Oscar Roty.

Catalog reference: KM 152.6.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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