Peru 1888-TF sol
The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1888-92 at the Lima mint for Peru. There are many varieties and subtypes of this basic design and later issues were emitted 1893-97 and 1914-16. This date is common. Assayer TF is recorded for 1886-96. For 1888 there is an overassayer, TF/BF.
Recorded mintage: 3,147,000 (all varieties).
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, 0.7234 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 196.24.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.