Peru 1969 100 soles
This coin was lot 8697 in Ponterio sale 150 (Los Angeles, August 2009), where it sold for $1495. The catalog description noted, "PERU. 100 Soles, 1969. PCGS MS-65." The type was struck in Lima 1950-70 in limited numbers as a bullion coin. This date is scarce; some dates are rare (<200 pieces). Gold five, ten, twenty and fifty soles were struck during the same period.
Recorded mintage: 540.
Specification: 46.80 g, .900 fine gold, 1.354 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-78; KM 231.
- 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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 150: The 2009 Los Angeles ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.