Peru 1979 100000 soles Fr-97

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Goldberg sale 75, lot 3780
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This type, issued 1979 from Lima, is part of a series of gold commemoratives honoring Peruvian heroes. This specimen was lot 3780 in Goldberg sale 75 (Los Angeles, September 2013), where it sold for $1,294. The catalog description[1] noted, "Peru. 100000 Soles, 1979. Admiral Miguel Grau. Brilliant Uncirculated."

Recorded mintage: 10,000.

Specification: 33.90 g, .917 fine gold, .999 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-97; KM 282.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Jason Villareal and Steven Harvey, Goldberg Sale 75: the pre-Long Beach Sale, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.
  • 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.

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