Peru 1919 2 centavos
This specimen is a middle date of a series of bronze two centavos issued in Peru 1917-49. This date was minted in Philadelphia. Numerous varieties exist, depending on the spacing and size of the legends. In 1950, the coin was changed to zinc.
Recorded mintage: 3,000,000.
Specification: bronze, plain edge.
Catalog reference: KM A212.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Yabar Acuña, Francisco, Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000, Lima, 2001.