Peru 1887-TF sol
The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1885-87 at the Lima mint. There are many varieties and subtypes of this basic design and later issues were emitted 1888-97 and 1914-16. This date is common. Assayer TF is recorded for 1886-96. For 1887 there is an overdate, 1887/6, and an overassayer, TF/BF.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .7234 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 196.22.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.