Peru 1969 100 soles

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Ponterio sale 150, lot 8697

This coin was lot 8697 in Ponterio sale 150 (Los Angeles, August 2009), where it sold for $1495. The catalog description[1] 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 150: The 2009 Los Angeles ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.

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