Peru 1885-TD sol

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection

The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1885-87 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. Assayers TD are recorded for only this year as well as assayer RD. For 1885 there is no listed overdate but there are many combinations of over-assayers.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 196.22.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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