Peru 1910 5 soles

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Sincona sale 51, lot 2860
This specimen was lot 2860 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Republik seit 1822. 5 Soles 1910, Lima. Vorzüglich. (republic of Peru, five soles token of 1910, Lima mint. Extremely fine.)"
This token, which may have been a souvenir given to those who made a donation to the national treasury, was accompanied by a 1 sol in silver. Another issue of tokens was made in 1932 (Tn3, Tn4, Tn5, Tn6).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 2.34 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 1.69 g.

Catalog reference: KM Tn2. Fr-76.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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