Peru 1923 sol

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This sol was struck in Lima and Philadelphia in 1923 for Peru. This billon coin replaced a .900 fine silver one sol struck in large numbers 1865-1916. This billon type was issued until 1935, when all silver was removed from the coinage.

Recorded mintage: 2,369,000 (Philadelphia).

Specification: 25 g, .500 fine silver, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 218.1.

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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