Peru 1844-Cuz A 8 escudos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck at Cuzco 1826-45 and at Lima 1826-40 and 1850-55. This is one of the more available dates.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .760 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Fr-63; KM 148.3.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.

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