Peru 1966 20 soles KM-249

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The twenty soles denomination was originally a gold coin (KM 229) struck 1950-69. This silver commemorative honored a Peruvian victory in the War of the Pacific with Chile. It is not believed to exist in circulated condition. A gold fifty soles was also issued to mark the occasion.

Recorded mintage: 4,001.

Specification: 7.97 g, .900 fine silver, .229 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 248.

Source:

  • 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.

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