Peru 1964 100 soles
This type was struck in Lima 1950-70 in limited numbers as a bullion coin. This date is relatively common. Gold five, ten, twenty and fifty soles were struck during the same period. This specimen was lot 25221 and sold on Jan 3, 2011 for $2,300 at the 2011 January New York Signature World & Ancient Coins Auction #3012 by Heritage Auctions. The catalog description noted: "Republic gold 100 Soles 1964, Seated Liberty, MS62 NGC, sharp and satiny. A lotta gold in one coin!"
Recorded Mintage: 11,000.
Specifications: 46.80 g, 0.900 fine gold, 1.3544 oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-78; KM 231.
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- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.