Peru 2008 5 centimos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 2008 5 centimos rev DSLR.jpg

This type, issued from 2007, replaced a brass five centimos (KM 304) issued 1991-07. In 1991, the currency was reformed, one nuevo sol = one million intis. Surprisingly enough, the nuevo sol has remained stable against the dollar (US$1 = S/. 2.77, October 2013).

Recorded mintage: 11,600,000.

Specification: 1.02 g, aluminum, 18 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 304.4a.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.

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