Peru 1966 20 soles KM-249
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.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Yabar Acuña, Francisco, Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000, Lima, 2001.