Peru 1865-YB 1/2 sol
The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1864-65 at the Lima mint. The denomination does not seem to have been a success as no more were struck until 1907.
Recorded mintage: unknown but reasonably common.
Specification: 12.5 g, 0.900 fine silver, .361 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 195.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.