Peru 1965 25 centavos

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The twenty-five centavos denomination was little used in Peru until the issue of this one-year type in 1965. It commemorated the four hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Lima mint in 1965 and is accompanied by a half sol (KM 239), sol (KM 240), twenty soles (KM 241, silver) and fifty soles (KM 242, gold). This denomination was issued in various forms until 1975.

Recorded mintage: 10,375,000[1].

Specification: 3.2 g, brass, 21 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 238.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Yabar Acuña, Francisco, Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000, Lima, 2001.

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