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In 1954, the Lima mint interrupted its sequence of [[Peru 1954 20 centavos|liberty head twenty centavos]] to issue this type commemorating Marshal Castilla, hero of the war of independence and one of Peru's early presidents. The regular issue resumed and continued until 1965. A similar ten and five centavos ([[Peru 1954 10 centavos KM-233|KM 233]] and [[Peru 1954 5 centavos KM 232|KM 232]]) were also minted.
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In 1954, the Lima mint interrupted its sequence of [[Peru 1954 20 centavos|liberty head twenty centavos]] to issue this type commemorating Marshal Castilla, hero of the war of independence and one of Peru's early presidents. The regular issue resumed and continued until 1965. A similar ten and five centavos ([[Peru 1954 10 centavos KM-233|KM 233]] and [[Peru 1954 5 centavos KM 232|KM 232]]) were also minted.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 799,000 plus 1,816,000 of the regular type.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 799,000 plus 1,816,000 of the regular type.
  
''Specification:'' brass, 24 mm diameter, designed by Rayond Testu.  
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''Specification:'' brass, 24 mm diameter, designed by Raymond Testu.  
  
 
''Catalog reference:'' KM 234.  
 
''Catalog reference:'' KM 234.  
  
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
* Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 35th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
 
* Yabar Acuña, Francisco, ''Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000,'' Lima, 2001.
 
* Yabar Acuña, Francisco, ''Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000,'' Lima, 2001.
  
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* [[Peru 1954 20 centavos|1954 20 centavos]]
 
* [[Peru 1954 20 centavos|1954 20 centavos]]
 
* [[Peru 1954 1/2 sol|1954 ½ sol]]
 
* [[Peru 1954 1/2 sol|1954 ½ sol]]
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* [[Peru 1954 20 soles|1954 20 soles]]
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* [[Peru 1954 50 soles|1954 50 soles]]
 
* [[Peru 1954 100 Soles|1954 100 soles]]
 
* [[Peru 1954 100 Soles|1954 100 soles]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1954]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1954]]

Latest revision as of 22:09, 13 April 2020

from the Mountain Groan Collection
Peru 1954C 20 centavos rev DSLR.jpg

In 1954, the Lima mint interrupted its sequence of liberty head twenty centavos to issue this type commemorating Marshal Castilla, hero of the war of independence and one of Peru's early presidents. The regular issue resumed and continued until 1965. A similar ten and five centavos (KM 233 and KM 232) were also minted.

Recorded mintage: 799,000 plus 1,816,000 of the regular type.

Specification: brass, 24 mm diameter, designed by Raymond Testu.

Catalog reference: KM 234.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Yabar Acuña, Francisco, Monedas Fiduciaras del Peru, 1822-2000, Lima, 2001.

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