Peru 1907-FG 1/5 sol

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 1907 quinto sol rev DSLR.jpg

This quinto was struck 1888-1917 in Lima, Peru. Most dates are readily available but 1914, 1915 and 1917 are scarce. There are no overdates listed for 1907 but assayers JF and FG are listed for the date. The type was replaced by a copper-nickel twenty centavos in 1918. An earlier type, with a slightly different figure of seated Liberty, was struck 1863-75 (KM 191).

Recorded mintage: 1,370,000 (assayers FG and JF).

Specification: 5 g, .900 fine silver, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 205.2.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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