Peru 1889-TF sol

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 1889 sol rev DSLR.jpg

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 1889 there is a variety with inverted "V" for "A" in "LA."

Recorded mintage: 2,842,000 (all varieties).

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, 0.7234 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 196.24.

Source:

  • 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.

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