Peru 1979 100000 soles Fr-97
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 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.
- 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.