Chile 1872 10 pesos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This specimen was one of a series struck 1867-92 in Santiago, Chile. Two earlier types exist (KM 123 and KM 131), dated 1851-67, with slightly different designs for the arms and the standing Liberty. Similar designs were used on the gold one, two and five pesos.

Recorded mintage: 235,000 (most common date).

Specification: 15.253 g, .900 fine gold, .441 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 145.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.

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