Peru 1882-BF sol
The specimen shown is one of a series struck 1879-84 at the Lima mint for Peru. There are many varieties and subtypes of this basic design and later issues were emitted 1888-97 and 1914-16. This date is common. Assayer BF is recorded for 1881-82.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 25 g, 0.900 fine silver, 0.7234 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 196.12, 196.13 and 196.14.
- Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.