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This specimen was lot 3358 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $317.25. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "CHILE. Peso, 1854. NGC EF Details--Polished." This specimen was one of a series struck 1853-62 in Santiago, [[Chile]]. It is the first peso struck in Chile to the metric standard. The silver minors, such as the [[Chile 1855 decimo|decimo]], featured a different condor with outstretched wings. This type is much scarcer than the mintage would indicate and usually sells for a premium over the catalog value. Nice, original specimens are very rare. In compensation, the succeeding type with the upright condor ([[Chile 1871-So peso|KM 142.1]]), struck 1867-91, is very common.
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This specimen was lot 3358 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $317.25. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "CHILE. Peso, 1854. NGC EF Details--Polished." This specimen was one of a series struck 1853-62 in Santiago, [[Chile]].  
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It is the first peso struck in Chile to the metric standard.  
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The silver minors, such as the [[Chile 1855 decimo|decimo]], featured a different condor with outstretched wings.  
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This type is much scarcer than the mintage would indicate and usually sells for a premium over the catalog value.  
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Nice, original specimens are very rare.  
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In compensation, the succeeding type with the upright condor ([[Chile 1871-So peso|KM 142.1]]), struck 1867-91, is very common.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 567,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 567,000.
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''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
* Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
* <sup>[1]</sup>Ponterio, Richard, ''The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections,'' Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.  
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* <sup>[1]</sup>Ponterio, Richard, ''The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections,'' Irvine, CA: [http://www.stacksbowers.com Stack's Bowers LLC], 2014.  
  
 
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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 3358
Chile Stacks Jan15-3358r.jpg

This specimen was lot 3358 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $317.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "CHILE. Peso, 1854. NGC EF Details--Polished." This specimen was one of a series struck 1853-62 in Santiago, Chile. It is the first peso struck in Chile to the metric standard. The silver minors, such as the decimo, featured a different condor with outstretched wings. This type is much scarcer than the mintage would indicate and usually sells for a premium over the catalog value. Nice, original specimens are very rare. In compensation, the succeeding type with the upright condor (KM 142.1), struck 1867-91, is very common.

Recorded mintage: 567,000.

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, edge reeded.

Catalog reference: KM-129.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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